The Surety Foundation is offering “Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program” for full-time undergraduate students at accredited four-year educational institutions. The objective of the intern and scholarship program is to provide surety/fidelity industry exposure and financial assistance to minority students who show significant potential to become surety or fidelity professionals. Scholarship awards of up to $5,000 will be given for outstanding minority students.
The Surety Foundation is a 501(c) (3) and charitable organization founded to increase diversity within the surety and fidelity industry.
To be eligible for a Surety and Fidelity Industry Internship and Scholarship, you must be:
- Ideally, a declared accounting, economics, business/finance or insurance/risk management major with a minimum of a 3.0-grade point average on a 4.0 scale
- A minority student (see definition above) who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours or equivalent of college work, including at least six (6) semester hours (or equivalent) in your major field
- Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student (12 semester hours or equivalent) and willing to participate in a minimum of six weeks paid professional internship with a company in the surety/fidelity industry during the summer following notice of the award and prior to the September disbursement of the funds
How to Apply:
The candidates can download scholarship application form through the given link:
- A personal essay (500-1,000 words). When did you identify your major area of study, what experiences and influences led to your decision, and what type of career do you envision?
All materials should be electronically submitted or mailed to:
Information-at-surety.org (Subject: Surety Foundation Scholarship Application)
The Surety and Fidelity Association of America
The Surety Foundation Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students
1140 19th Street, NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20036
Financial Aid and Award Money:
Scholarship awards of up to $5,000 will be given for outstanding minority students who show significant potential to become surety or fidelity professionals.
All application materials must be received by November 15, 2016.
Link for More Information:
If you have questions, you can call The Surety Foundation at (202) 463-0600 and request assistance with The Foundation Scholarship.