Awards, Prizes & Scholarships

Learn more about the CAS awards for research papers, awards for service to the profession, and scholarships, including the CAS Trust Scholarship.

Learn more about the CAS awards for research papers, awards for service to the profession, and scholarships, including the CAS Trust Scholarship.

CAS Honors Excellence in Actuarial Science

Awards for Research Papers

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American Risk and Insurance Association Prize
This prize is made to the author of a paper published by the American Risk and Insurance Association that contributes to casualty actuarial science.
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Charles A Hachemeister Prize
This prize was established in recognition of Charles A. Hachemeister's contributions to Actuarial Studies in Non-­Life Insurance (ASTIN).
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Ratemaking Prize
This award is made to the author of the best paper submitted in response to a call for papers conducted by the Ratemaking Committee.
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Ferguson Reinsurance Prize
This award is made to the author(s) of the best paper(s) nominated for the prize as determined by the CAS Reinsurance Research Committee.
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Ronald Bornhuetter Loss Reserve Prize
The award is made to the author(s) of the best paper submitted to a call for papers regarding reserves, and is conducted by the Reserves Committee.
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Variance Prize
This prize recognizes the best papers published in Variance, the scientific journal of the Casualty Actuarial Society. The amount of the Variance Prize is currently $5,000.

Awards for Service to the Profession

Michelbacher Significant Achievement Award
This award is to recognize a person or persons who have significantly and fundamentally advanced casualty actuarial science.
New Member Award
This award is made to those who have made significant volunteer contributions within five years of their most recent credential.
The Above & Beyond Achievement Award
This award is given to those who have made a recent contribution that is above and beyond what is reasonably expected.
The Matthew Rodermund Memorial Service Award
This award is intended to recognize those who have made significant contributions to the profession over the course of a career.
CAS University Award Program
The CAS University Award Program recognizes schools doing exemplary work in preparing students for a career in the property and casualty insurance industry.

Scholarships

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The Harold W. Schloss Scholarship
The scholarship is being used to benefit deserving and academically outstanding students in the actuarial program of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa.
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CAS Trust Scholarship
The purpose of the CAS Trust Scholarship is to further interest in the profession and encourage the pursuit of CAS designations.

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