Milliman, a global leader in actuarial, risk management, and related technology and data solutions has established the Milliman Opportunity Scholarship program to assist students of ethnic groups who have historically been under-represented in the fields of actuarial science, data science, computer science, economics, and programming.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals.
Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of Milliman, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Milliman Opportunity Scholarship must meet the following criteria:
The program will award 10 to 20 awards of no less than US$5,000. Awards are not renewable. However, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Milliman selects scholarship recipients on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a personal statement relating to their field of study, a heritage statement describing their personal identity, family background and connection with their ethnic heritage, and an online recommendation.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Financial need is not considered.
All applicants will be notified in late June.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Milliman. Payment is made payable to the school in August. Students outside the United States and Canada will receive funds via wire transfer.
All recipients and their educational institutions must be eligible to receive funds from the United States per the Office of Foreign Assets Control, United States Department of the Treasury.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.