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CAS and SOA Announce New Actuarial Exam Support Program

April 15, 2024, Chicago, IL - The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) announce a new jointly-sponsored exam reimbursement program. The new Actuarial Exam Support Program, based on qualifications of need, is available to candidates as of May 1, 2024.

The program is an expanded version of the current in-force Needs-Based Exam Reimbursement program and aims to extend support to a broader range of candidates, ensuring equitable access to actuarial education and opportunities. This change reflects a commitment to inclusivity, expands eligibility criteria to address various forms of need, including provisions for students and career-changers. Additionally, the program considers exam scores of four and above, broadening the scope of support of the prior Needs-Based program. Candidates can still apply for reimbursement to the current Needs-Based Exam Reimbursement Program through the end of April.

The SOA and CAS recognize that every candidate’s journey is unique and are committed to helping candidates overcome financial obstacles that create barriers of entry to the actuarial profession. For more information on the new program, eligibility criteria, and application details, please visit BeAnActuary.org starting May 1.

About the Society of Actuaries

With roots dating back to 1889, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the world’s largest actuarial professional organization with more than 32,000 actuaries as members. Through research and education, the SOA’s mission is to advance actuarial knowledge and enhance actuaries’ ability to provide expert advice and relevant solutions for financial, business and societal challenges. The SOA’s vision is for actuaries to be the leading professionals in measuring and managing risk. To learn more, visit soa.org.

About the Casualty Actuarial Society

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education. CAS credentials demonstrate the expertise to identify, analyze and advise on the potential financial impact of risk and uncertainty. Professionals educated by the Casualty Actuarial Society empower business and government to make well-informed strategic, financial, and operational decisions.