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International Association of Black Actuaries Foundation Scholarship

International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA)

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students of African descent originating from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and African nations. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be be admitted to a college or university in the United States or Canada offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that will serve to prepare them for an actuarial career; have taken the SAT with a minimum math score of 600 or the ACT with a minimum math score of 28, or equivalent testing results for students outside the United States; and have a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States, or citizens or permanent residents of Canada, or citizens of any Caribbean or African nation on a United States or Canadian student visa. Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: Calculus and Probability courses already completed; attempting (or already passed) an actuarial exam; completing (or already completed) Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) requirements; proficient communication skills; evidence of determination and self-motivation; and a demonstration of interest in and a familiarity with the actuarial profession. Any officers, board members, or IABA Foundation Scholarship Committee members, or immediate relatives or employees of officers, board members, or IABA Foundation Scholarship Committee members are not eligible for this scholarship.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: May 15
Award Range: $500 - $4,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, General
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Statistics, Other
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • African American
More Requirements:
    Must meet the ACT and/or SAT requirements listed above.

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