The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association Inc. (IASA) announced it will award three scholarships in 2010 to students at a sophomore level or above enrolled in a university with an insurance program and whose course of study is working toward a degree in Information Technology, Accounting or Risk Management.
“This program is a going to be an outstanding opportunity for IASA to make a difference, not only in the educational opportunity for the award winners, but also on a longer term basis for improving our industry. It will also be a great way for IASA members to participate in supporting the education process for future industry leaders,” said Joe Pomilia, IASA executive director.
In order to be eligible for one of the three $2,000 IASA scholarships, which will be awarded this year, applicants must be:
- A candidate for a bachelor’s degree or higher at an institute with an insurance program;
- Currently attending a college or university and will be completing or have completed at least the first of a four-year college program (minimum of 24 credits completed by the time the scholarship is to be awarded);
- Working toward a degree in: Information Technology, Accounting, or Risk Management — all within an insurance program
- Have at least a 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale;
- Not receiving full reimbursement for tuition from an employer or from any other outside source; and
- Recommended by a current member, or member company, of IASA.
For more information about the 2010 IASA Scholarships and selection process, visit www.iasa.org.
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