Sam Knoechel, Winner of the Sons and Daughters Scholarship

MI Future Undergraduate Sons and Daughters Scholarship

This scholarship seeks to assist students who already have family working in the independent agency system.



University & College Scholarships 

Three Colleges in Michigan have specific programs for insurance along with Gamma Iota Sigma chapters. Contact the colleges for scholarship opportunities. 

Ferris State University 

Northwood University 

Olivet College 

Shawn Brown 2018

YA/MI Future Shawn Brown Scholarship
This annual college tuition scholarship is worth $2,000! To qualify, students must be:
  • Planning for a career in the independent agency system (does not have to be in an insurance-specific curriculum).
  • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year with at least one full year of undergraduate school remaining.


Young Agent Designation Scholarship
Earning a professional insurance designation is a worthwhile endeavor, but can be difficult to finance. That's why Michigan Young Agents offer an annual $500 scholarship to a person who is:
  • A young or new agent under 40 years of age, or in the insurance industry less than 5 years and employed by an MAIA member agency.
  • Enrolled in or enrolling in a MAIA-sponsored CIC or CISR program.

2018 YA Conference

MI Future Young Agent Annual Conference First-Timer Scholarship
The Michigan Young Agents Conference provides a tremendous opportunity for agents to earn continuing education credit, learn important sales skills, and develop lifelong relationships with industry foks. That's why, each year Michigan Young Agents offer a scholarship to cover conference registration and accommodations. Qualified applicants must be:
  • Practicing young insurance agents under 40 years of age or in the insurance industry less than five years.
  • Employed with a MAIA member agency.


Macomb Agents

Macomb County Local Association Scholarship

The Macomb County Local (IIAM) Scholarship, worth $1,000, can be used towards college tuition or in the pursuit of an insurance designation (CIC, CPCU, AIA, etc.).

Qualified applicants must be:

  • Must reside or work for a Macomb County Agency (IIAM member)
  • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year beginning September


    Independent Insurance Agents of Macomb County web site 

    For information on all Scholarships, contact Rita LaMoreaux at MAIA