John Culver Wooddy Scholarships
for Academic Year 2006 - 07

The Actuarial Foundation announces the ninth annual John Culver Wooddy Scholarship. Award winners will receive $2,000 scholarships, established by the estate of John Culver Wooddy, a distinguished actuary who set aside funds to provide scholarships to actuarial students.

Eligibility
Undergraduate students who will receive their undergraduate degree by August 31, 2007. Students must rank in the top quartile of their class and have successfully completed one actuarial examination. Students must be recommended by a professor from their school (limit one application per school). Immediate relatives of members of the Board of Trustees of the Actuarial Foundation or committee members, or Boards of affiliated organizations are not eligible to apply.

Award
$2,000 (U.S.)

Deadline
Applications must be received by The Actuarial Foundation by Friday, June 23, 2006.

Procedure
Students must complete the application and write a brief essay as part of the application process (application item 6). Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated leadership potential through extra-curricular activities. The student should then submit the completed application and essay to a professor at the student’s school. The professor should verify the student’s class ranking and senior status, and prepare a letter of recommendation. Mail completed application form, recommendation letter, and required essay to:

The Actuarial Foundation
John Culver Wooddy Scholarship
475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226 USA

Selection
Scholarships will be awarded by the AERF Committee of The Actuarial Foundation based upon the information provided, particularly the recommendation letter and essay. Scholarship winners will be notified by Friday, August 26, 2005.


   

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