National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) Chicago Chapter Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) was founded in 1997 by Jerald L. Tillman, LUTCF, in Cincinnati, Ohio. NAAIA Chicago was awarded its charter on June 12, 2003, and remains one of the largest chapters of the organization to date. Our mission is to increase the number of minorities in the insurance industry at both the corporate and agency levels. We serve as a support group to encourage successful career advancement by promoting the highest educational and ethical standards while networking effectively in and outside of the industry.
In 2006, NAAIA Chicago began our mission to expose young people in our community to the insurance industry by recognizing their positive accomplishments and helping them meet a financial need as they advance their education. Since then, we have awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to deserving students in the Chicagoland area. Through these scholarships, NAAIA Chicago is proud to reach out to the next generation of industry talent. Our theme for 2020 is “Excellence in the Past, Making a Difference in the Future”. In supporting the outstanding academic achievements and personal triumphs of these young people, we cement our legacy and invest in future leaders.
Website: NAAIA Chicago Chapter
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
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- Chicagoland area minority high school senior graduating in Spring 2020
- Minimum 3.0 weighted GPA
- Community involvement
- All majors will be considered; however, preference will be given to the following majors:
Applicants will be judged on the following…
- Community Involvement
Open to DREAMers: No
DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2020. All applicants will be notified of their application status by no later than June 15, 2020 at 11:59pm CST.
For application questions or assistance contact: CPS Scholarship Manager at CollegeScholarships@cps.edu