Actuarial Diversity Scholarship


Promoting Diversity

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Latinx, 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. Scholarships range from $1,000-$4,000. 

Important Dates for the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

November 1, 2022
June 1, 2023
July 31, 2023

Applications Open

Application Deadline

Award Announcement

This award cycle covers the 2023-2024 school year period

Am I eligible?

  • Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
    • Black/African American
    • Latinx
    • Native North American
    • Pacific Islander
  • Enrolling or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses
  • Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 620
  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession

4 Steps to Apply for a Scholarship from The Actuarial Foundation

Applying for the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship is easy. Follow the steps below to get started. Note: The number of scholarship awards and the amount of awards may vary. The current scholarship opportunity covers the 2023-2024 school year period.

  • Read the scholarship description carefully.

  • Click on "View Requirements" to learn more about application requirements and guidelines.

  • Use the buttons below to create a new Submittable account or login.

  • Complete the application on Submittable.

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Past Actuarial Diversity Scholarship Recipients


Jessica Macha, Georgia State University

2021 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

"Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for the generous scholarship. It means a lot that someone cares enough to invest in my college education and my future. I am beyond honored to be one of the recipients of the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship. Thanks to your generous support, I will be able to continue my college career and pursuit of becoming an actuary.”