Scholarships

Sam Knoechel, Winner of the Sons and Daughters Scholarship

MI Future Undergraduate Sons and Daughters Scholarship

This scholarship seeks to assist students who already have family working in the independent agency system.

Application

Olivet College web site 

Ferris State University
(BS in Business - Insurance Risk Management)

FSU's Risk Management and Insurance Program offers practical education for this flexible and rewarding career.

Scholarship opportunities are available to students pursuing this education path. Click here for more information. 

YA/MI Future Shawn Brown Scholarship
This annual college tuition scholarship is worth $2,000! To qualify, students must be:
  • Planning for a career in the independent agency system (does not have to be in an insurance-specific curriculum).
  • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year with at least one full year of undergraduate school remaining.
Application

Young Agent Designation Scholarship
Earning a professional insurance designation is a worthwhile endeavor, but can be difficult to finance. That's why Michigan Young Agents offer an annual $500 scholarship to a person who is:
  • A young or new agent under 40 years of age, or in the insurance industry less than 5 years and employed by an MAIA member agency.
  • Enrolled in or enrolling in a MAIA-sponsored CIC, CISR or CRM program.
Application

MI Future Young Agent Annual Conference First-Timer Scholarship
The Michigan Young Agents Conference provides a tremendous opportunity for agents to earn continuing education credit, learn important sales skills, and develop lifelong relationships with industry foks. That's why, each year Michigan Young Agents offer a scholarship to cover conference registration and accommodations. Qualified applicants must be:
  • Practicing young insurance agents under 40 years of age or in the insurance industry less than five years.
  • Employed with a MAIA member agency.

Application

Macomb County Local Association Scholarship

The Macomb County Local (IIAM) Scholarship, worth $1,000, can be used towards college tuition or in the pursuit of an insurance designation (CIC, CPCU, AIA, etc.).

Qualified applicants must be:

  • Must reside or work for a Macomb County Agency (IIAM member)
  • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year beginning September

    Application

    Independent Insurance Agents of Macomb County web site 

    Oakland County
    Joan McFern & Steve Fetterman Memorial Scholarship

    The Oakland County Local/Steve Fetterman/MI Future Scholarship, worth $2,500, is a college tuition scholarship that honors two wonderful agents who were committed to our industry.

    Qualified applicants must be:

    • Studying for a career in the independent agency system (curriculum: insurance, business, finance, marketing, etc.)
    • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year beginning September 2016
    • From Oakland County

    Application

    Independent Insurance Agents of Oakland County web site 

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    West Michigan Association of Insurance Agents Insurance Risk Management Scholarship

    The West Michigan Association of Insurance Agents offered two scholarships in 2016: one for $1,000 and one for $1,500.

    Application 

    West Michigan Association of Insurance Agents web site 

    Other Insurance Based Scholarships can be found at Insuring MI Future's web site, insuringmifuture.org

     
    For information on all Scholarships, contact Rita LaMoreaux at MAIA rlamoreaux@michagent.org