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General Information


Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States.

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Requirements

Requirements

The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation) is proud to announce the availability of ten (10) one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at an accredited post-secondary college or university.

Applicant Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better
  • Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study:
    1. Insurance/Compliance/Risk Management
    2. Finance/Accounting/Actuarial Science
    3. Business Information
    4. Information Technology
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school OR
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school AND employed part-time working at least 20-hours weekly OR
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school AND employed full-time working at least 32-hours weekly

Additional Requirements

  • A completed and electronically signed SILA Foundation Scholarship Application (submissions only accepted between April 1-May 31)
  • A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement
    Note: If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the funds.
  • A letter of reference
  • Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employee

Note: If you fail to provide all required documentation at the time of application, your application will not be considered. If you request a copy of your transcript to be sent directly to us from your college/university, please upload the receipt from your request.

What you need to know

  • Applications are accepted from April 1 through May 31 each year
  • Scholarships are awarded for the upcoming school year
  • Recipients are awarded based on the substance and value of the application information provided
  • Applications are evaluated and approved by the SILA Foundation
  • If chosen as a scholarship recipient, proof of citizenship or permanent residency is required (i.e. copy of US Passport, or birth certificate, or state issued driver’s license, or USCIS Permanent Resident Card)

For help when you need it

Please email the SILA Foundation at scholarships@silafoundation.org if you have any questions.

SILA Foundation
343 Prebster Dr
Brownsburg, IN 46112
p: (866) 247-1284

F.A.Q.

Past Recipients


YearNameSchool
2020Aliaya C.
The University of Alabama
2020Norma G.UC Berkeley
2020Mackenzie J.Washington University
2020Marcus L.University of Southern California
2020Gabriela K.George Mason University
2019Traci R.
University of Oklahoma
2019Cam'Ryn R.
Central Michigan University
2019Alexander V.
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
2019Alyssa B.
Olivet College
2019Kevin Q.
University of Texas - Austin
2019Norah G.
Truman State University
2019Harmony G.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
2019Paul K.
University of Southern California
2019Vanessa H.
Buena Vista University
2019Constance P.James Madison University
2018Brooke B.University of Alaska Anchorage
2018Quinn DFlorida State University
2018Abigail EJames Madison University
2018Danielle EUniversity of Pennsylvania
2018Victor GUniversity of Houston
2018Madeline G.University of Alabama in Huntsville
2018Kaylee H.University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2018Kennedy H.UCLA
2018Neha I.University of Texas - Austin
2018Lilia Sweet KUniversity of Mississippi
2017Kayla A.University of Chapel Hill
2017Zhishan L.University of Florida
2017Marcus V.University of Incarnate Word
2017Giovanni B.NC State University
2017Abby M.University of Florida
2017Albert A.Columbia University
2017Emma V.Biola University
2017Kaiti-Lynn Z.Creighton University
2017Sarah A.Texas A&M
2017Marcus K.University of California
2016Raymond B.Oregon State University
2016Hannah C.Liberty University
2016Olivia L.Pepperdine University
2016Beau F.University of California LA
2016Marielle A.Villanova University
2016Emily B.Millersville University
2016Albert A.Rutgers University
2016Emily R.Marian University
2016Jennifer Y.Chadron State University
2016Mark M.Corban University
2015Parker S.Bowling Green University
2015Jessie R.University of Massachusetts - Lowell
2015Emily W.Pennsylvania State University
2015Brianna G.Spelman College
2015Donna S.State College of Florida
2015Ejanae H.Midland University
2015Kimberlie R.Fresno Pacific University
2015Katherine V.Texas A&M
2015Rylee S.University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
2015Blaise M.University of Incarnate Word
2014Amanda A.Florida Atlantic University
2014Malinda B.University of Houston - Downtown
2014Luke T.West Virginia Wesleyan University
2014Spencer F.Indiana Wesleyn University
2014Courtney O.University of Akron
2014Laura V.Saint Michael's College
2014Antor C.University of Texas - Austin
2014Fatou J.Norwalk Community College
2014Freddy C.Eastern State Connecticutt University
2014Alexander O.Lidenwood University
2013Jessica D.University of Central Missouri
2013Emily B.Indiana University
2013Christina G.Bowling Green University
2013Eric L.University of Missouri - Columbia
2013Laura N.Kansas State University
2013Trevor O.University of Missouri - Columbia
2013Courtney O.University of Akron
2013Anthony M.Capital University
2013Karis J.University of Tulsa
2013Jessica S.University of Michigan
2012Theodore H.Indiana Tech
2012Donald M.Purdue University
2012Tina R.Kaplan University
2012Jeff R.Ohio University

Application


The SILA Foundation will open online applications on this page every year between April 1st and May 31st. Be sure to have an electronic copy of the following on your computer before beginning the application so the documents can be linked as you complete the application:

  • A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement
    Note: If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund.
  • A letter of reference
  • Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employee

If you missed the cut-off of May 31st, please visit us next year.


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