The Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship Summary

The Actuarial Foundation is now offering the Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship to recognize the remarkably positive impact Huntington had on the actuarial profession.The scholarship program is open to all undergraduate students who are enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.The mission of the Foundation is to enhance math education and financial literacy through the talents and resources of actuaries. The winners of the scholarship will get up to $2,000 scholarship award.

The Actuarial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the philanthropy for actuaries in the United States. Since 1994, the Foundation has promoted lifelong math education and financial literacy through its learning resources and scholarships.The Foundation’s vision is an educated public in pursuit of a secure financial future.

Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students who will receive their degree in December 2018, spring/summer 2019 and no later than August 31, 2019, are eligible
  • Students must be enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. accredited educational institution
  • Must have successfully completed at least one actuarial examination
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) and must be nominated by a professor at their school

How to Apply:

To apply for the scholarship, the applicants may register through the given link: https://actfnd.academicworks.com/opportunities/111


The Curtis E. Huntington, FSA, MAAA, FCA, MSPA (1942-2013) Memorial Scholarship (formerly the John Culver Wooddy Scholarship) was established to recognize the remarkably positive impact Huntington had on the actuarial profession. He worked tirelessly to help students receive the financial assistance they needed. Given Huntington’s 30 years of service to the actuarial profession and to his students, it is only fitting that the scholarship continues in his name.

The Scholarship is awarded annually to undergraduate students who will receive their degree in December 2018, spring/summer 2019 and no later than August 31, 2019. Students must be 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 US$2,000 from the Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship programme.


Deadline: April 1, 2018

Number of Award(s): One (1)

Value: USD$2000

Maximum Tenure: One (1) Year


The Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Purpose

The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution. Recipients attending school for a portion of the upcoming year (e.g., one semester) will receive the corresponding portion of a full year scholarship amount.

Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Supplemental Question

How many actuarial exams are you planning to take in the Spring?  Write a brief essay (approximately 500 words) describing your extracurricular activities and why you should be considered for a Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship. You must also list and discuss the extra-curricular activities that you included in your general application. Please make sure your name appears on all the documents you are uploading.

Please list the name and email address of a professor who may serve as reference provider and verify your GPA or rank and senior status. Please remind your professor that only one applicant is eligible per school. If two or more applications come in from the same school, the recommending professors will make the final decision on who will move forward to the scholarship review process.

I understand that only one scholarship application is eligible per school. If two or more applications come in from the same school, the recommending professors will make the final decision on who will move forward to the scholarship review process.


ps and reimbursement programs. Recipients of Foundation scholarships are selected by representatives of the actuarial profession, who may one day be their peers. So, not only are these scholarships a means to offset the cost of education, they also serve as a prestigious recognition by a highly rated profession.

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The Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Programme
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The Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Programme
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Apply for the annual Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship Programme from the Actuarial Foundation to students enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. accredited educational institution. US$2000 available to successful applicants. Deadline is April 1st.
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