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Insurance agents association offers scholarships

The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Young Professionals Club, based in Madison, is awarding $25,000 in scholarships to high school and college students pursuing careers in insurance or a related field of study such as risk management.

Five high school seniors and five current college students can each obtain a $2,500 scholarship provided they submit an application and meet the entry criteria. These are some of the largest private scholarships available.

Application forms are available at

The application form and attachments must be submitted by March 1. Applicants also need a PIAW sponsor. They can go to the website and find the PIAW agent in their hometown to request a sponsorship.

The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, Inc. is a trade association representing over 600 independent insurance agencies in Wisconsin and 3,500 agents and employees.