Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship

University of the West Indies - Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. The scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

The Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Basil L. and Monica G. Virtue by their son-in-law, S. Michael McLaughlin, FSA, MAAA, an actuary who graduated from UWI. The scholarship is intended to be an annual award to University of the West Indies (UWI) actuarial student(s) who demonstrate a strong record of accomplishment, leadership qualities and commitment to becoming an actuary. The scholarship amounts are $2,000 for students entering second year of studies and $3,000 for students entering third year of studies. Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:

Qualifications include:

  • Must be an undergraduate student entering their second or third year at the University of West Indies.
  • Must be enrolled in UWI’s actuarial science program.
  • Must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent.

Apply for this scholarship

  • Applications open: November 1st
  • This award cycle covers the 2019-2020 period.

The number of scholarship awards and the amount of awards may vary.

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