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Maximize the Industry’s Future Talent in Your Firm

Studies show that internships are the insurance brokerage industry’s most successful tool in the recruitment of college students. In light of that, part of The Council Foundation’s mission is to bring fresh, diverse talent into the brokerage sector by way of internships with Council member firms. Students who demonstrate excellence in their internship and the ability and desire to succeed at your firm have the opportunity to be nominated by you for a $5,000 scholarship.

In awarding the scholarships, the selection committee will look for candidates who have the potential to excel as leaders and contributors in the commercial insurance brokerage business sector – and at your firm.

Eligibility to participate in the scholarship program is a donation to The Council Foundation.  Member firms have the opportunity to fulfill this requirement during their annual dues renewal – as well as prior to the launch of the scholarship program.  If you have questions or want to inquire about your firm’s eligibility status, contact Katie Consoli at

The Council has awarded $3.99 million in academic scholarships to 809 students since 2006.

Are you a student interested in interning? We’d love to have you. Our member firms are located all over the globe.

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2024 Scholarship Program & Eligibility

Scholarship Recipient Eligibility Criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s or associate degree program at an accredited education institution
  • Entering junior or senior year
  • In good academic standing with university (minimum of a 2.0 GPA)
  • Nominated by a Council member firm that has donated to The Council Foundation

2024 Key Dates

  • June 7: Deadline to confirm firm participation
  • July 26: Deadline for firms to submit nominations
  • August 16: Scholarships distributed

Scholarship recipients are asked to fill out a short, voluntary questionnaire with their information in order for us to showcase their achievement in Leader’s Edge magazine.

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Contact Katie Consoli at to submit a nomination for scholarship consideration or with any questions.


Scholarship Recipients

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