Scholarships

URMIA promotes professional development for those in the field of risk management in higher education and invests in developing the next generation of higher education risk managers.


Annual Conference Scholarships

The application period for these scholarships opens when conference registration opens, which is traditionally in May.

For Institutional Risk Managers

This scholarship program supports URMIA institutional members who have not previously attended an URMIA annual conference and require financial assistance to attend.   Learn More

For a Risk Manager at an HBCU

New for 2022 - See URMIA's Be the Change scholarship opportunities below.


2016 Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients

For College/University Students

This scholarship program supports college and university students with financial assistance to attend our upcoming annual conference, where they can gain valuable educational and professional connections as they explore a career in higher education risk management.   Learn More

 

 

2016 Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients

 

2017 Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients

 

2018 Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients
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Be the Change Scholarships

One of URMIA’s strategic goals is to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our community and the profession of higher education risk management. DEI initiatives are critical to evolve our organization and profession and URMIA is committed to taking intentional and affirmative steps as we progress into the future. Our 2022 Be the Change Scholarships provide opportunities for members and non-members of diverse backgrounds and at diverse institutions.

Annual Conference Attendance

The 2022 Be the Change Annual Conference Scholarship supports one employee from a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) institution with financial assistance to attend the URMIA Annual Conference. At the conference, the scholarship recipient can gain valuable educational and professional resources and connections as a higher education risk manager.   Learn More

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URMIA Membership

This scholarship opportunity awards a one-year URMIA membership to a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) institution. This provides employees with risk management and/or insurance responsibilities at the recipient institution URMIA professional development and resources in addition to professional networking opportunities.   Learn More

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Student Internship

The Be the Change Funded Student Internship award supports an internship for a student at an URMIA member institution. The internship provides an opportunity to further a student’s understanding of higher education risk management.   Learn More

 

Regional Conference Scholarships

This scholarship program is intended to help URMIA institutional members attend a regional conference who have not previously attended an URMIA conference and who require financial assistance to do so. The application period for regional conference scholarships typically opens in late November or December.   Learn More

 

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

URMIA is pledged to the advancement of higher education risk management and the professional growth of our members. Our conduct is guided by the highest ethical standards. All interactions are characterized by trust, accessibility, diversity, innovation, and camaraderie. See our active Strategic Plan for information about all our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.