THE BFIS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE OPEN TO STUDENTS PLANNING CAREERS IN BERMUDA’S INSURANCE INDUSTRY.
APPLICATION DEADLINES: APRIL 30th
PREFERRED AREAS OF STUDY: INSURANCE, RISK MANAGEMENT, FINANCE, ECONOMICS, ACTUARIAL SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, ACCOUNTING, CORPORATE LAW, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE.
OTHER MAJORS RELEVANT TO THE INSURANCE SECTOR MAY ALSO BE CONSIDERED.
BFIS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
Up to 10 scholarships are offered each year to undergraduate students (Freshmen to Seniors) ranging from $10,000 to $25,000, usually for up to 2 years.
Applications are only accepted through bermudascholarships.com
Be sure to also search on bermudascholarships for other BFIS ‘named’ Scholarships.
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ALSO OFFERED TO STUDENTS STUDYING FOR ASSOCIATES AND UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES AT BERMUDA COLLEGE.
BFIS Bermuda College GSU and MSVU SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships worth up to $10,000 a year for up to 2 years are offered annually and are open to Junior or Senior undergraduate students studying Risk Management & Insurance or Finance with Georgia State University
or Accounting and Business Management with Mount Saint Vincent University at Bermuda College.
Deadline: April 30
BFIS BERMUDA COLLEGE: Associates Degree SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships worth up to $5,000 a year for up to 2 years are offered annually and are open to students entering their Freshman or Sophomore years.
Deadline: May 31
Applications are only accepted online through www.bermudascholarships.com
WHAT BFIS REQUIRES FROM OUR SCHOLARS
Scholarship recipient must keep the Scholarship Committee informed of his/her progress by timely submission of grades or transcripts as issued at the end of each semester and such other written reports as may be requested from time to time.
Students holding named scholarships must also communicate with their contact at the company providing the award on a periodic basis in order to update them on their progress
The Scholarship Committee must be notified ahead of time of any changes to the academic programme undertaken, or of any other occurrences or activities which materially alter the information presented in the scholarship application. Failure to comply may lead to suspension or forfeiture of the scholarship.
BFIS Scholars will be assigned a mentor from within the insurance sector unless they already have one.
They are responsible for maintaining contact on a periodic basis with their mentor and should arrange to meet up for a chat over coffee or lunch when on island
BFIS Scholars are expected to attend BFIS events and to volunteer at career events.