Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 20, 2012
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation awarded $22,750 in scholarships to twenty-two students at six colleges and universities. The scholarships support students studying risk management, insurance or actuarial science.
The Griffith Foundation offers scholarships to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to take risk management and insurance courses. Scholarships were awarded to students at the following institutions, all of which offer insurance related degrees or courses:
• Capital University
• James A. Rhodes State College
• Ohio Dominican University
• Ohio State University
• Temple University
• Wittenberg University
“We were very pleased to award a record number of scholarships and money this year to support the future leaders of our industry,” said Jason Terrell, program director at The Griffith Foundation. “Programs like these are critical in a time when the insurance industry is facing a projected talent shortage in the coming years.”
The Griffith Foundation oversees multiple scholarship opportunities annually. In addition to risk management, insurance and actuarial science majors, eligible applicants include business and non-business majors who make a commitment to take risk management and insurance courses. Some scholarships have institutional, geographic, or other special eligibility requirements and varying deadlines. For more information, visit The Griffith Foundation’s website at http://www.griffithfoundation.org/higher-ed/scholarships.
About The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and all lines of insurance through educational programs targeting students and public policymakers. The Griffith Foundation is affiliated with The Institutes, the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry. For more information, visit http://www.griffithfoundation.org.
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