Education Scholarships

IIANC's Education department offers several scholarship/fellowship opportunities to help you further your educational pursuits in the industry. Deadlines and restrictions may apply. Please see the scholarship applications for details. Email with questions.


2020 OCSR of the Year - Applications Now Due May 15th!

The Outstanding CSR of the Year Award (OCSRY) is honoring customer service representatives and account managers who have made significant contributions to the insurance and risk management industry, Anyone, regardless of affiliation or professional designation, whose primary duties, center on insurance customer service, is eligible to enter. A CIC or CISR designation is not required. However, we do recommend that candidates have a minimum of two years of industry experience. Nominees must submit a completed entry form along with an essay to their licensed state association. Learn more here.

Pre-Licensing Scholarship

The IIANC Education Foundation will award scholarships to qualified and approved individuals interested in beginning a career in the field of insurance. The scholarship will cover the tuition costs to attend Property and Casualty or Life and Health Pre‐Licensing course offered by IIANC in Cary, NC during the upcoming year. Click here to apply.

Veterans Licensing Scholarship Program

To show our support for the men and women of the armed forces who have served our country, IIANC is proud to offer a Veterans Licensing Scholarship Program. This provides all honorably discharged U.S. Veterans residing in North Carolina the opportunity to begin a rewarding career in the insurance industry by pursuing the education and training needed to receive a North Carolina Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance License - at no cost. Funding for the scholarship program is provided by the IIANC Education Foundation. Click here to learn more.


CIC Fellowship

IIANC will award five (5) Fellowships to attend a CIC Institute during the upcoming year.  The Fellowships are presented in honor of Dr. Robert S. Cline, CPCU, CLU, and Education Consultant for the CIC Program in the Carolinas from its inception in 1976 to 1991. Each Fellowship covers the entire registration fee to one (1) Institute in North Carolina from the date awarded through one calendar year. Applications for 2019 are currently closed.

CISR Scholarships

IIANC will award five (5) scholarships to attend a CISR class during the upcoming year. Each scholarship covers the entire registration fee to one (1) class in North Carolina from the date awarded through one calendar year. Applications for 2019 are currently closed.

IIANC Education Foundation Scholarship

Any Independent Insurance Agency that is a member of IIANC and has licensed agents in their office may apply for this $5,000 scholarship to apply towards the professional development of their staff. The $5,000 that is awarded must be used towards the insurance-related education of the personnel in the agency and must be used within one calendar year.