Awards and Scholarships

The Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - Scholarships

*Please note: these scholarships are in addition to UWO entrance scholarships and other awards


Class of '49 Scholarship

One award annually to a first year student who has obtained the highest mark in SS1023a/b and who, in the opinion of the Dept. of Stats & Act Sci has achieved a high overall academic standing. No application required.

Amount: $125


London Life Actuarial Career Scholarship, Three Year Continuing

Awarded to a student in second year, pursuing an Honors Specialization or Double Major, including Actuarial Science. Please follow the link below for full details. Application required.

Amount: $5,000 annually, continuing for 3 years plus two 4-month summer internships


London Life Actuarial Career Scholarship, Two Year Continuing

Awarded to two students in third year, pursuing an Honors Specialization or Double Major, including Actuarial Science. Please follow the link below for full details. Application required.

Amount: $5,000 annually, continuing for 2 years plus one 4-month summer internship


Manulife Financial Scholarships in Actuarial Sciences

Awarded annually to a student in the third year of an Honours Bachelors degree with an Honors Specialization module in Actuarial Science or a Double Major, one module of which is in Actuarial Science. The scholarship is based on academic achievement (minimum 80%).  Please follow the link below for full details. Application required.

Amount: 1 x $5,200


 V. M. Joshi Memorial Scholarship

 Awarded to any undergraduate in any Honours Statistics program who has maintained minimum 80% average and demonstrates financial need. Application required.

Amount: $750


Mercer Human Resource Consulting 125th Anniversary Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student in year 3 of an Honors degree with an Honors Specialization or Double Major in Actuarial Science based on a minimum 80% average, financial need, and university and community involvement. Application & essay required.

Amount: $1,000 continuing for 2 years


Morneau Shepell Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student in year 2 of an Honors Specialization module in Actuarial Science, who has achieved a  minimum 80% average.   Please follow the link below for full details. Application required.

Amount: 1 x $2,500


The Honourable Company of Freeman of the City of London, England Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student in any program of any year who has been accepted to pursue course work or significant scholarly activity for a minimum of three months at a university or college in Greater London Authority or the City of London, England. Preference will be given to graduate students whose scholarly pursuits would benefit from the opportunity to travel and live in London, England. However, undergraduate students applying for an approved exchange program, study abroad or other international experience to take place at a university or college in London, England also may apply. The Honourable Company will endeavour to introduce the student to a Guild event in the City of London, England.
Please contact the International Exchange Program at exchange@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 ext. 85196 for application details.

Amount: Value: 1 at $5,000 annually ($1,000 of the award to support travel cost, including the cost of attendance at the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto).


 

The Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - Awards


The Northern Life Assurance Gold Medal

Awarded to a full time student in a Statistics program with the highest average in their graduating year.


The U.W.O. Gold Medals in Honors Actuarial Science and Statistical Programs

Awarded to a full time student in the respective Honors program with the highest graduating average, minimum 80%


The John Mereu Book Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest average in the life contingency courses:  AS2427A/B, AS2553A/B, AS3429A/B, and AS3431A/B (prior to 2009: AS3427, AS3429, and AS4422).

Click here for more details and a complete list of Scholarships.