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Scholarship Opportunities

To apply for scholarships available to MSU students, please visit the Department of Mathematics. Other scholarship opportunities for those whose major is Mathematics are also available on that site.
Actuarial Science Scholarship Fund
The Actuarial Science Scholarship was established in 2006 by alumni and friends of the College of Natural Science. It is intended for students with a specialization or major in the Actuarial Program. The purpose of this scholarship is given in the following statement:

This award is intended to encourage undergraduate students interested in an actuarial profession. Recipients shall be deemed worthy on the basis of actuarial coursework, passage of at least one of the National Society of Actuaries Exams, a letter of recommendation from an actuarial instructor and the acquisition of a summer actuarial internship.

Paul Buben Actuarial Science Scholarship
Paul Buben established this scholarship in recognition of the rigorous academic curriculum, personal talent and dedication required to earn a degree in Actuarial Science from Michigan State University. This scholarship intends to recognize the outstanding academic achievement required to succeed in Actuarial Science and help students achieve academic excellence at Michigan State University.

Paul Buben was born in Flint, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University in 1950 with a bachelor of arts in mathematics. He received his Masters in Actuarial Science from the University of Michigan.

Actuarial Science Exam Prize
The Actuarial Science Exam Prize is an award for students who are successful in passing actuarial science exams administered by either the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society. The Department of Mathematics will select award recipients. Generally, recipients will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis with awards to be effective within 45 days of documentation of successful completion. The number of awards made each given year and the amount of the awards will be based upon available funds that support the exam prize. For further information, please send us a message. For exam passed between May 15, 2015 and September 1, 2015, please fill out and submit form.

A number of external scholarship opportunities are also available to students pursuing a career in actuarial science. To apply, please follow the guidelines and instructions outlined by these respective organizations.