Program Information

Milliman has established a scholarship program to assist college and university students from qualifying ethnic groups and races who have historically been under-represented in the fields of actuarial science, data science, computer science, programming, economics, mathematics, statistics, data analytics, and finance in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Australia.

The 2019 application cycle will be open from February 18, 2019 to April 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm Central Time.

This program is administered in partnership with Scholarship America®, a designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals worldwide.


Applicants to the Milliman Opportunity Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as one of these races or ethnic groups:
    • Applicants in the United States and Canada must identify as: Black or African American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian or Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
    • Applicants in the UK and Ireland must identify as: Black African, Black Caribbean, Irish Traveller or Gypsy.
    • Applicants in South Africa must identify as: Black or Coloured.
    • Applicants in Australia must identify as: Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander.
  • Be living in and enrolled in a university in the United States, Canada, Ireland, UK, South Africa, or Australia.
  • Be majoring or intending to major in one of the following fields of study:
    • Actuarial Science
    • Computer Science
    • Data Analytics
    • Data Science
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Mathematics
    • Programming
    • Statistics
  • Be academically high achieving with demonstrated interest and proficiency in their declared or intended major.
  • Be planning to attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis in an undergraduate course of study. In the United States, Canada, Ireland, or the United Kingdom, the enrollment period is the entire 2019-2020 academic year and in South Africa or Australia, the entire 2020 academic year.

Telephone: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the Milliman Opportunity Scholarship

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