Enrolled University of Minnesota undergraduate students who have a strong interest in a career in healthcare actuarial science are eligible to apply for a UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Scholarship. Up to 15 scholarships may be granted each year for the next five years. The award amount will be up to the cost of two semesters of full-time undergraduate, in-state tuition. The next application cycle will take place in spring 2013.
In addition, the UnitedHealth Group Scholarship program will support two seminars per year relevant to the healthcare marketplace and healthcare actuarial science. Seminars will be announced on this site.
UnitedHealth Group is a sponsor of the UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Scholarship, which is administered and coordinated by the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) at the Carlson School of Management.
Below are some helpful links to learn more about what it means to be an actuary, how to get started as an actuary, the broad range of career paths in the field, and more!
For questions on the scholarship program, please contact:
Assistant Director, MILI
*Students in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (F-1, F-2, J-1, J-2, H-4, or TN visa) are not eligible for this scholarship.
Julie Schoenman, PhD, Director of Research and Quality, National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Research and Educational Foundation
Dale Yamamoto, CEO Founder of Red Quill Consulting
John Stenson, FSA, MAAA
Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary, Kaiser Permanente
March 25, 2011
Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute
November 22, 2010
M. Kent Clemens, FSA
Senior Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of the Actuary