STEM Stars Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $20,000
⏳ 05/16

Scholarship Description

The STEM Stars Actuarial Scholars Program promotes diversity in the actuarial profession by offering college bound students interested in pursuing a career as an actuary a scholarship of $20,000; $5,000 annually for four years, subject to award terms. Along with financial support, the program includes mentoring, tutoring, immersion experiences and guaranteed internships.


  • Current high school seniors or college-bound students
  • At least one birth parent from who is:
    • Black/African American; Middle Eastern or North African
    • Latine
    • Native North American
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, or SAT Math: 600+ or ACT: 21+
  • Demonstration of acumen in Math: Algebra, Calculus, state tests (Proficient or Advanced), Advanced Placement classes
    • Alternative: “B” average or better in other subjects
  • Recommendation provided by principal, teacher, guidance counselor or another professional
  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
  • Evidence of financial need considered as a factor

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply


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Donor: The Actuarial Foundation