The Scholarship is awarded annually to undergraduate Seniors who are enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. accredited educational institution, have successfully completed at least one actuarial examination, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) and must be nominated by a professor at their school. Each year, selected students receive a $2,000 scholarship award.
Sarah Davidson was the president of the LSU Math Actuarial Student Association in the 2018-2019 academic year. Previously, she received a Southeastern Actuaries Conference (SEAC) Scholarship. Sarah Davidson accepted an offer to be an actuary at CNA Financial in Chicago, starting after her graduation this coming spring. At LSU she was mentored by Professor Larry Smolinsky.
The Actuarial Foundation is the philanthropic organization for the actuarial industry in the United States. It is supported by The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, The American Academy of Actuaries, The Casualty Actuarial Society, The Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and The Society of Actuaries.
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