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Red Bird Risk Management Challenge

Who can apply?

Students who have participated in InVEST and are rising juniors entering their senior year in high school.  

What does it cover?

InVEST offers scholarships to current InVEST students who have been accepted into the Redbird Risk Management Challenge at the Katie School of Insurance at Illinois State University to cover transportation costs (up to $400) to attend the event. Participating students also receive a scholarship from Katie School that covers the costs associated with participating including room and board for the duration of the event.

What is the Redbird Risk Management Challenge? 

A one week summer program at Illinois State University that brings together 20 selected rising high school seniors to form teams to assume the roles of senior level management, developing and implementing strategies that navigate a mine field of potential disasters.

How do I apply?

  • Apply through the Katie School’s online application process.
  • Once you are accepted, contact InVEST at info@investprogram.org  for information on how to apply for InVEST scholarship reimbursement for travel expenses. Be sure to include the name of your high school and teacher in the email.
For more information on the Redbird Risk Management Challenge, visit their website or contact Susan Stombaugh at skstomb@ilstu.edu  or 309-438-3021.

Morgan State Summer Academy, Math & Science
Who can apply?

Students who have participated in InVEST and are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors that are interested in a math or science based insurance career. Students must be able to reside on Morgan University's campus for the entire duration of the program.   

What does it cover?

InVEST offers scholarships to current InVEST students who have been accepted into the Summer Academy of Mathematics and Science at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland to cover transportation costs (up to $400) to attend the event. Participating students also receive a scholarship from Morgan State University that covers the costs associated with participating including on campus housing and meals for the duration of the event.

What is the Summer Academy of Mathematics and Science? 

A six week summer program on the campus of Morgan State University designed to foster excitement among high school students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Students participate in laboratory experiments, case studies, faculty seminars, hands-on projects and professional development seminars. Students will have the opportunity to learn about Morgan's Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science degree program and be eligible to apply for full tuition scholarships.     

How do I apply?

  • Apply through Morgan State University's online application process.
  • Once you are accepted, contact InVEST at info@investprogram.org  for information on how to apply for InVEST scholarship reimbursement for travel expenses. Be sure to include the name of your high school and teacher in the email.

For more information on the Summer Academy Program, visit their website or contact Dr. Traci Allotey at sams@morgan.edu   or 443-885-4374

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