SILA Foundation Scholarships
Scholarship Sponsored by Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation
Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States.
A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better
C) Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study:
1) Business administration
3) Finance or accounting
4) Insurance studies
D) Be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school OR
E) Be employed full-time and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school
A) A completed and electronically signed SILA Foundation Scholarship Application (submissions accepted April 1-May 31st)
B) A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement
Note: If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund.
C) A letter of reference
D) Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employee
Note: If you fail to provide all required documentation at the time of application, your application will not be considered. If you request a copy of your transcript to be sent directly to us from your college/university, please upload the receipt from your request.
What you need to know
A) Applications are accepted from April 1 through May 31
B) Scholarships are awarded for the upcoming school year
C) Recipients are awarded based on the substance and value of the application information provided
D) Applications are evaluated and approved by the SILA Foundation
E) If chosen as a scholarship recipient, proof of citizenship or permanent residency is required (i.e. copy of US Passport, or birth certificate, or state issued driver's license, or USCIS Permanent Resident Card)