Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Actuarial Mathematics at University of Manitoba, Canada

Sun Life Financial offers an annual scholarship, valued at $5,000, for students in the Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research at the University of Manitoba. In addition to the scholarship, recipients of the Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Actuarial Mathematics will be offered a four-month work placement at a Sun Life Financial office in Ontario. Recipients will be paid at standard rates for the student actuarial pool within Sun Life Financial for the work placement.

1. is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident eligible for employment in Canada; 2. has completed between 60 and 90 credit hours toward either a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree and plan to graduate at the conclusion of the next ensuing academic session; 3. is enrolled full-time (80% course load) in either (a) the I.H. Asper School of Business, in a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with a declared Major in Actuarial Mathematics or (b) the Faculty of Science, in a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree with a declared Major in Actuarial Mathematics or Statistics – Actuarial Mathematics; 4. has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0; 5. has passed at least one examination administered by the Society of Actuaries; 6. has demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in actuarial sciences; 7. has demonstrated leadership skills in the local community and/or through student committees and/or student associations; 8. is committed to participating in a four-month work placement with Sun Life Financial during the summer term after the term in which the award recipient is selected.

Scholarship Deadline: October 11, 2011

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