Scholarship Program

The CPCU Society, a nationwide organization of Insurance and Risk Management Professionals, promotes continuing education, professionalism, research, high ethical standards and community service by property-casualty insurance professionals. The Society members believe in the value of education and have or are in the process of earning the prestigious CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation. The CPCU designation is conferred by the American Institute for CPCU to those in the industries that have developed expertise, and pledge to abide by an enforceable code of professional ethics.

The Central Jersey Chapter of the CPCU Society has a Scholarship Program which offers a $1,500 scholarship to one student. Priority will be given to those students who are seeking a career in insurance or an insurance related field. Matching funds may be available from the Loman Foundation, part of the National CPCU Society.

Eligibility requirements:

The Applicant must be an Active Member of the Central New Jersey CPCU Chapter, the Spouse, Child, Grandchild, Stepchild or dependent of an active Chapter Member.

The Student must be enrolled or accepted to, and planning to attend, an accredited two or four year college or vocational school; not have been awarded this scholarship in the past; and not been the recipient of full financial aide or any other full scholarship. Prior unsuccessful candidates may reapply.

Please wee the next page for the application instructions; do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of assistance.

Mike Pawelczak, CPCU
W: 609-883-1300 x6931

Instructions for Application

Please submit the following:

1. A completed SCHOLARSHIP GRANT APPLICATION. (available on this page)
2. Transcript of high school or college grades as of the end of the current school year. The transcript should cover at least two prior academic years and all college work.
3. A copy of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores. Please note in ITEM 14 of the application if you were not required to take the SAT.
4. Two letters of recommendation from the persons listed in ITEM 12 of the application (One letter from a teacher, one letter from a guidance counselor), sent by the deadline under separate cover.

All of the above materials should be sent to the address below by March 1, 2013.

All Applicants will be notified of the results by April 1, 2013.

Mike Pawelczak, CPCU
Central Jersey Chapter CPCU Scholarship
5 Treelawn Ter.
Hamilton, NJ 08619-1920

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