Modeling the Future Challenge - High School Math Competition

The Modeling the Future Challenge is an actuarial math-modeling and data-analysis competition for high school students. To compete, students analyze real-world data to project future trends and make recommendations to help mitigate risks.

Judging Committee

Review submissions to determine who will move to the final stage of the competition and/or judge final presentations.

Time Commitment: Round 1 judging will take place in November/December. Judging finalists will take place in April. Location and Dates TBD.


Use your expertise to help a team develop an actuarial report and presentation. You will have 2 virtual discussions to go over their outline and paper and answer any questions they may have.

Time commitment: 1 virtual meeting with each of your teams in January and 1 virtual meeting in February. Each meeting lasts 1 hour and 1 – 2 hours of prep time is expected before each meeting.

Middle School Math Materials – Expect the Unexpected with Math®


Review math accuracy in virtual materials and a virtual math competition being developed for middle school teachers with educational publisher, Scholastic. All materials are distributed electronically.

Time commitment:  Two – four hours per month, May – September. All materials are distributed electronically.


Review and rank top submissions to select a winner and runner-up for each grade level

Time commitment: Five – eight hours reviewing and rating submissions, and up to two hours on a review call, March – April.

Scholarship Committees

Review and evaluate applications for one of the Foundation scholarships or reimbursement programs.

Time commitment: Varies by scholarship; May – August; 10 – 20 hours for reviewing, evaluating and conference calls to discuss and choose the scholarship recipients.

Mentoring Scholarship Applicants - Actuarial Diversity Scholarship and Mauro Reimbursement Program

Mentor college students and career changers by offering guidance and answering questions about the actuarial field.

Time commitment: Most correspondence happens via email and phone and can run between 10 and 20 hours per year.

STEM Stars Actuarial Scholars Program

Make a multiple-year commitment to mentoring and guiding your Scholars through the first four years of college, with exams, and into actuarial careers. Receive ongoing training to support your mentorship experience. 

Time commitment: Meet with your scholar monthly for one hour (in person or virtual).

Math Motivators Tutoring Program

Math Motivators LogoStrengthen math education as a tutor and mentor for middle and high school students who do not otherwise have access to, but need help with, math. Math Motivators tutoring primarily focuses on Algebra 1 and pre-Algebra, but also supports any math subject, including AP Calculus. Math Motivators also provides free prep programs for the math sections of the SAT and ACT.

Time commitment: Typically one hour per week from mid-September to the beginning of June. Some shorter-term commitments are also available (i.e., SAT and ACT prep sessions, summer sessions, and by pairing with another volunteer for biweekly tutoring).

Money Mentors Tutoring Program

At Money Mentors we empower young people to make conscious choices about their resources, time, and energy. We focus on the basics of thinking about money coming in and money going out, and we avoid getting bogged down in details that aren’t relevant or practical. We strive for growth and discovery.

All course materials are provided by Money Mentors. Our tutors must pass a background check to volunteer and are trained and supported by our team of educators at every step of the way.

Time commitment: Typically one hour per week for four to eight weeks.

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