Risk Management and Insurance Scholarships
Through the generous support of Strategic Partners, private donors, and endowed funds, the Brantley Center is able to award ~$80,000 of scholarship money to >50 RMI and Actuarial Science each year. Scholarships are distributed on merit and need basis. Special consideration is given to students from historically underrepresented backgrounds within the insurance industry. Most scholarships range between $500 and $1,500.
In order to qualify for a scholarship, you must apply through the Walker College of Business application process. Scholarship applications for each year open on December 1, and close on February 7.
If you have questions about any of the Walker College of Business undergraduate scholarships or the scholarship process, please contact Ms. Kathy Mann, 4126 Peacock Hall, 262-6165, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of the High Performers Scholarship is to allow all students the opportunity to explore the Risk Management and Insurance major and the Employee Benefits minor while also fulfilling elective hours. The Brantley Center is committed to inclusive excellence and this scholarship prioritizes support for students from diverse backgrounds (i.e. students of color, learning or physical differences, LGBTQIA+, female, First Generation, and more).
This program supports students in earning up to $2,000 in scholarships by enrolling in the Principles of Risk Management course (FIN 3100) and/or Employee Benefits (FIN 3700). Students earn $1,000 for each course and must apply to be eligible.
To earn the scholarship, participating students must:
· Enroll in FIN 3100, Principles of Risk Management and Insurance, or FIN 3700, Employee Benefits
· Participate in a minimum of 3 AppState Gamma Iota Sigma (student Risk Management & Insurance club) events
· Successfully complete the class with a "B" or higher grade.
If you would like to participate in the High Performers Scholarship, please call us at 828-262-6950 or fill out the interest form here. Alternatively, interested students can stop by the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center (Peacock Room #3058) to discuss the opportunity in person with Dillon Waschenbach, Brantley Center Associate Director.