Spencer Educational Foundation Scholarships

$10,000
Scholarship Award
Online Essay
at spencered.org

The Spencer Education Foundation awards scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students, pre-dissertation students, PhD candidates, and professionals pursuing master’s degrees part time in risk management and insurance. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university, be at least a junior or senior, majoring or minoring in risk management, insurance, actuarial science, business, finance or a related field, with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Applicants must be seeking a career in risk management or pursuing a master's degree or PhD in the field. Deadlines will vary by scholarship. For more information or to apply, please click the apply now link.

Scholarship FAQs

What do I need to include in my scholarship application?

Application requirements will vary from scholarship to scholarship. At a minimum you should expect to include your academic transcripts and a few recommendation letters. It is also a good idea to add a cover letter or personal statement highlighting why you should be considered for the scholarship.

What can I do to increase my chances of getting a scholarship?

As an overall approach, applying to multiple scholarships gives you a greater chance of winning an award. To save time, look for scholarships that do not require an essay. BrokeScholar makes these easy to find, just click “Easy to Apply” when filling out your search.

Can I apply for a scholarship if I already have financial aid?

Yes, you may apply for a scholarship even if you have received financial aid. Financial aid and scholarships are two separate forms of financial assistance. Whether or not you are receiving Financial aid has no bearing on your ability to receive a scholarship.

Do I need to submit a FAFSA to apply for scholarships?

While most scholarships do not require a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), it may be part of the application process for some. Typically this is to help determine your financial need.

Do I have to pay to apply for a scholarship?

No, you should never have to pay to apply for a scholarship. If a scholarship is asking for payment or fee, it is likely a scam.

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