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2010 Individual Grant Competition

08/26/2009 —

The Actuarial Foundation’s (TAF) Research Committee, the Society of Actuaries’ Committee on Knowledge Extension Research (CKER) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) announce the 2010 Individual Grant Competition to support the advancement of knowledge in actuarial science.

The project may be either theoretical or empirical in nature. A key criterion for both organizations is that the project should have the potential to contribute significantly to the advancement of knowledge in actuarial science. The result of each research project should be a manuscript suitable for publication in a scholarly journal

You are encouraged to submit a brief letter of intent (1-2 pages) outlining the nature of the research paper or project, a rough estimate of the funding requirements, the anticipated distribution of results and the qualifications of the applicant(s). Letters of intent should be submitted to Erika Schulty at eschulty@soa.org by October 19, 2009. Application forms will be distributed by November 23, 2009, to researchers being invited to submit full proposals for funding consideration.

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