The Emmett J. Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance
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The 2013-2014 application period opens January 1, 2013.


The Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) awards scholarships to students who are actively pursuing the RMI Certificate. In AY12, the institute awarded $26,500 in scholarships. Scholarships of $2,500 are competitive and may require interviews and essays. Among those offering $2,500 are the Iowa Insurance and Financial Services Education Foundation (now open to all business majors) and the Greater Quad Cities Risk and Insurance Management Society. The Iowa Hall of Fame Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship. Beginning academic year 2013, juniors participating in the Industry Mentors Program will be given preference to receive this scholarship their senior year.

Additonal scholarships are normally available from the Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa, the Cedar Valley Chapter of the CPCU, and the Principal Financial Group Foundation. For most awards, students apply beginning in January through the Tippie College of Business Scholarship application form found on the Undergraduate Program Office website. Students who are RMI Certificate students from majors outside of the Tippie College may also apply using this website.

Please contact Viana Rockel (319-335-1015 or if you have questions or difficulty applying.