University Programs

2022 CAS University Award Program is Now Accepting Applications!

The CAS is now accepting applications for the 2022 CAS University Award Program, a prestigious recognition program created to honor universities that prepare students for a career in the property and casualty insurance industry in innovative and exemplary ways. 
This year up to three schools will be honored through the CAS University Award Program, joining 18 universities worldwide that have been recognized by the CAS since the program launched in 2016. The winners will each receive substantial recognition, such as promotion on the CAS website, social media and in a press release, as well as a monetary award of $5,000 to further enhance their programs. 
The application deadline is May 2nd, 2022, and winners will be announced by July 1, 2022. 
We are seeking applications from schools that are innovative in exposing students to property and casualty topics in any of the following areas: 

  • Curriculum: Innovative classes or coursework offered that facilitate the understanding of property and casualty insurance topics. 

  • Research: Production of research in the field of property and casualty insurance; innovative opportunities to pursue property and casualty research. 

  • Engagement: Unique ways of fostering connections to the property and casualty industry through events or partnerships with property and casualty employers and organizations.  

These are just a few examples of ways that schools can demonstrate their commitment to enhancing education and research in the property and casualty insurance industry. Applicants are welcome to provide examples outside of those outlined. Our 2022 CAS University Award Program winners included Arizona State University, Brigham Young University, Georgia State University and University of New South Wales 


Applicants can access the 2022 CAS University Award Program Application Form online using their CAS login/password credentials. Applicants requiring CAS login credentials should contact Margaret Kerr, CAS University Engagement Manager. 


All schools that apply for the CAS University Award Program will receive a $500 grant to attend a CAS Annual or Spring Meeting, which can be used to reimburse travel costs of a professor or student, in addition to free registration to attend the conference.  

CAS University Award winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip for one representative per university to attend the 2022 CAS Annual Meeting. 


Application Deadline: May 2nd, 2022 
Announcement of Winners: July 1, 2022 
Recognition at CAS Annual Meeting: November 6-9, 2022 

Please direct questions about the CAS University Award Program to Margaret Kerr, CAS University Engagement Manager. 

The CAS University Engagement Committee has implemented a three-year waiting period before winners of the CAS University Award may reapply for the award.