Scholarships and Awards

ANZIIF supports the educational and professional development of its members by partnering with insurance and financial services organisations to offer a number of academic awards and scholarships. 

Each scholarship applicant may also earn six CIP points for their submission, where eligible.

For advice on writing a winning scholarship entry essay, download 'How to Write a Winning Scholarship Entry Essay'.  

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AON SCHOLARSHIP 

Submissions for the Aon Scholarship now open

Run annually, the Aon Scholarship was established by Aon and ANZIIF. The award aims to strengthen links of local professionals and their international counterparts, and to develop the knowledge of the global reinsurance markets among insurance practitioners in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. 

The scholarship winner will attend either the 2022 Aon Global Clients Reinsurance Seminar in London or the 2022 Aon Hazards Conference in Australia, subject to travel availability.  

Applications are open to Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea permanent residents or citizens, who are currently residing in Australia, New Zealand or Papua New Guinea and have not more than 10 years' experience working in insurance or reinsurance. 

To apply for the scholarship, each applicant must write a 2,500 word essay on a topic determined by Aon and ANZIIF. This year's topic is '2050 Climate Change: Industry Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities'. This topic is carried over from 2020 as the prize was not awarded for that year. 

Submissions will close on Tuesday, 24 August 2021.

Download the Application Brochure for more information and to apply.

Download the Application Brochure

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ICNZ AND ANZIIF SCHOLARSHIP


Submissions for the ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship now open.

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and the Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) – Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa – are pleased to announce submissions are open for the 2021 ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship.

The ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship was established to recognise and reward business and leadership potential and to provide an exciting professional development opportunity for young New Zealand insurance professionals.

The objective of the scholarship is to recognise and support the professional growth of developing insurance industry practitioners within New Zealand. Thanks to the ICNZ, $10,000 will be awarded to the scholarship winner, enabling them to attend an international conference or seminar program, providing an excellent insurance industry or leadership-based development opportunity.

The scholarship is open to direct employees of a member of the ICNZ who are residents of New Zealand, under the age of 35 and who currently work in the insurance industry. 

Submissions will close on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Download the Brochure for more information and to apply. 

Download the Brochure


ANZIIF TURKSLEGAL BRIGHT LIGHT AWARD

Submissions for the ANZIIF TurksLegal Bright Light Award is closed.

The ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship was born out of a passion for discussing hot topics and generating ideas in general insurance claims. Ten years on and that passion hasn’t changed but the platform for presenting your ideas or views on claims has evolved to become the ‘Bright Light Award’. 

The winner of the award will win a prize valued up to $6,500 - including $5,000 cash.

Entrants must be Australian residents, work directly in general insurance and be based in Australia. Entry is not open to lawyers, accountants or medico-legal consultants, employed in capacities other than as direct employees of a general insurance company (this includes reinsurance companies or insurance claims management companies). Entry is not open to members of the ANZIIF Board or ANZIIF employees. 

Read the article about the 2019 Bright Light Award winner: CHALLENGING THE STATUS QUO — TRACEY HIND .
View the 2019 Bright Light Award Winner Video Submission: ETHICS AND PROCUREMENT - TRACEY HIND.

Click the button below to learn more about the 2020 ANZIIF TurksLegal Bright Light Award

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ICNZ AND ANZIIF SCHOLARSHIP


Submissions for the ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship now open.

The ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship was established to recognise and reward business and leadership potential and to provide an exciting professional development opportunity for young New Zealand insurance professionals.

The objective of the scholarship is to recognise and support the professional growth of developing insurance industry practitioners within New Zealand. Thanks to the ICNZ, $10,000 will be awarded to the scholarship winner, enabling them to attend an international conference or seminar program, providing an excellent insurance industry or leadership-based development opportunity.

The scholarship is open to direct employees of a member of the ICNZ who are residents of New Zealand, under the age of 35 and who currently work in the insurance industry. 

Read 2020 winner Anna Graham's essay here.

Submissions will close on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Download the Brochure for more information and to apply. 

Download the Brochure

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ICNZ AND ANZIIF SCHOLARSHIP


Submissions for the ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship now open.

The ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship was established to recognise and reward business and leadership potential and to provide an exciting professional development opportunity for young New Zealand insurance professionals.

The objective of the scholarship is to recognise and support the professional growth of developing insurance industry practitioners within New Zealand. Thanks to the ICNZ, $10,000 will be awarded to the scholarship winner, enabling them to attend an international conference or seminar program, providing an excellent insurance industry or leadership-based development opportunity.

The scholarship is open to direct employees of a member of the ICNZ who are residents of New Zealand, under the age of 35 and who currently work in the insurance industry. 

Read 2020 winner Anna Graham's essay here.

Submissions will close on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Download the Brochure for more information and to apply. 

Download the Brochure

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ICNZ AND ANZIIF SCHOLARSHIP


Submissions for the ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship now open.

The ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship was established to recognise and reward business and leadership potential and to provide an exciting professional development opportunity for young New Zealand insurance professionals.

The objective of the scholarship is to recognise and support the professional growth of developing insurance industry practitioners within New Zealand. Thanks to the ICNZ, $10,000 will be awarded to the scholarship winner, enabling them to attend an international conference or seminar program, providing an excellent insurance industry or leadership-based development opportunity.

The scholarship is open to direct employees of a member of the ICNZ who are residents of New Zealand, under the age of 35 and who currently work in the insurance industry. 

Read 2020 winner Anna Graham's essay here.

Submissions will close on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Download the Brochure for more information and to apply. 

Download the Brochure


ANZIIF TURKSLEGAL BRIGHT LIGHT AWARD

Submissions for the ANZIIF TurksLegal Bright Light Award is closed.

The ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship was born out of a passion for discussing hot topics and generating ideas in general insurance claims. Ten years on and that passion hasn’t changed but the platform for presenting your ideas or views on claims has evolved to become the ‘Bright Light Award’. 

The winner of the award will win a prize valued up to $6,500 - including $5,000 cash.

Entrants must be Australian residents, work directly in general insurance and be based in Australia. Entry is not open to lawyers, accountants or medico-legal consultants, employed in capacities other than as direct employees of a general insurance company (this includes reinsurance companies or insurance claims management companies). Entry is not open to members of the ANZIIF Board or ANZIIF employees. 

Read the article about the 2019 Bright Light Award winner: CHALLENGING THE STATUS QUO — TRACEY HIND .
View the 2019 Bright Light Award Winner Video Submission: ETHICS AND PROCUREMENT - TRACEY HIND.

Click the button below to learn more about the 2020 ANZIIF TurksLegal Bright Light Award

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