IASA Insurance Industry Collegiate Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Website: www.iasa.org
  • Phone: 919.489.0991
  • Fax: Not Available
  • Email: ssmith@iasa.org
  • Address: Not Available

The IASA Scholarship was established in 2009 and since then it has provided $15,000 in scholarships to those studnents who have financial need and are showing great results in the accounting and insurance education.

There are three named scholarships: the Walt Mason Scholarship, the Morty Mann Scholarship, and the Joe Pomilia Scholarship.

The scholarship amounts vary each year and usually ranges from $1,000 to $2,500.

The application process closes in February and winners are usually announced in May.

Full Description

IASA is a non-profit, education association whose aim is to help insurance industry professionals, and students who are trying to reach the degree in the insurance industry.

By giving them scholarships, the foundation facilitates their education and encourages them to continue striving towards bright career in this industry.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for the IASA scholarships, you will have to be a candidate for a bachelor’s degree at a US institution with an insurance program or be currently attending a college or university and will have completed at least the first year of a four-year program.

You have to study in order to get a degree in: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Finance, Information Technology, or Risk Management – all within an insurance program.

Your grade should not be under 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and you should not be receiving full reimbursement for tuition from an employer or from any other outside source.

This scholarship is available to current and former IASA members and their immediate family if they meet the eligibility requirements, while members of IASA Scholarship Selection Committee and their family members are not eligible.



How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, there is a link on the official webpage of the foundation where all the information can be found.

You will be asked to write about your personal and career goals and to explain in words how the scholarship would help you achieve those goals.

Applications will be accepted from November 1st to February 28 and only the first 200 applications will be considered by the IASA Scholarship Selection Committee.

When this limit is achieved, there will be a notice on the IASA website and the application process will be closed even though there is more time to the appointed deadline.


The selection process involves an initial screening of applications to ensure that the application has been completed in full, and all instructions have been followed by the applicant.  Failure to complete all required sections of the application, and follow instructions will result in disqualification of the application.  Applications that meet all of the submission requirements will then be reviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee.  The IASA Scholarship Committee is a subcommittee of the IASA Industry Relations Committee. Applicants will be notified of the Scholarship Selection Committee’s decision by email on or before June 1, 2019.

The scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution where the award recipient is enrolled or has been accepted to attend.  Payment will be made no later than 09/01/2019.

What is the Selection Process and Deadline?

Scholarship listed under: Accounting Scholarships

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