Greetings! The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Merit Society has established a scholarship available to students pursuing a degree in the insurance industry. To help get the word out, would you be willing to post this on a school billboard, newsletter or webpage to inform students of this opportunity? I have included brief information below and have attached the application. This is a great opportunity to help any insurance minded student to receive some dollars to achieve their goal. If you or any student have questions regarding the scholarship, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
The Merit Society Scholarship Program is intended for undergraduate student pursuing a degree related to the insurance industry. This scholarship is only applicable to students who are citizens of the United States of America or Canada and plan to find permanent employment in North America. Two students will be chosen for a one-time, $1,000.00 check to assist in the funding of their studies.
The goals of the scholarship are outlined in the following pages. In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must comply with all phases of the application process.
The essay should be limited to 500 words, and specifically address the questions located on the Scholarship application. We encourage prior recipients to acknowledge receipt of the scholarship in their essay.
Students must submit their application postmarked no later than March 13, 2015 to NAMIC Merit Society, c/o Tonya Suits, 3601 Vincennes Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. No incomplete applications will be considered. Applications will be reviewed and award recipient(s) will be notified by mail by May 1, 2015. Announcement of Scholarship Recipients will be made at the annual NAMIC Convention each year.
We are looking for dedicated individuals who are in need of additional funds in order to complete their studies. If you have any questions about the application process, please email the Merit Society Managing Director at tsuits.
Merit Society Managing Director
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
3601 Vincennes Road, Indianapolis IN 46268
317.875.5250 ext. 1017 or 800.336-2642 ext. 1017 www.NAMIC.org