PAUL S. MILLS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Guidelines and Application
"Applications for the 2013 Paul Mills Scholarships are now closed. Thanks to all who participated. Awards will be announced June 1, 2013."
The Paul S. Mills Scholarship program offers scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and related fields of business.
Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants for Paul S. Mills Scholarships must:
- Be United States citizens or legal residents living in one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia or U.S. Territories.
- Be a full or part-time student enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate college or university program.
- Be pursuing a course of study in a financial service field.
- Demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or similar documentation of financial need
Employees, members (except for students members) or immediate family of employees or members of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and its local Chapters are not eligible.
What will be awarded?
Three to six students will each receive a scholarship of $1,000. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the school selected by the student and will be mailed to each recipients home address.
How do I apply?
To apply you must complete an application and write a short essay (500 words) describing why you wish to pursue an education in the financial service field and why the scholarship is important to you. A three-minute video can be submitted as an optional supplement to the essay. You must also submit a FAFSA. Applications are available at www.financialprofoundation.org and must be submitted online. Applicants must be supported by a member or Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
When is the application filing period?
Applications will be available annually as of March 1 and can be submitted between March 1 and 11:59 pm ET on April 15.
How will I be notified?
All applicants will be notified of their status via e-mail by June 1. Be sure the e-mail address on your application in active and that you check it routinely.
When will scholarships be paid?
Scholarships will be paid on or about July 15. As noted above, scholarship checks will be made payable to the designated college or university and will be mailed to the students home address.
Questions on the Paul S. Mills Scholarship program may be directed to Jill von Czoernig at 800.927.2427 x 2529 / email@example.com