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Boot Camp Application
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  • The 2020 Boot Camp Application is now closed.
  • Application includes the following required uploads:
    • Resume
    • Transcript
    • Personal statement (Max: 500 words for personal statement with responses to all three questions):
    • Write a brief narrative about yourself.  Include your interests, hobbies, goals for the future, etc.
    •  In a short paragraph, indicate why you would like to attend this actuarial boot camp. What do you hope to gain from this unique summer experience?
    • List the extracurricular activities in which you participate/ awards and honors you received/ experiences that in which you have been engaged that further demonstrate your inquiry about and focus on the actuary profession, Please provide any additional information about yourself that you would like the selection committee to consider that would make you a great candidate for participation in this actuarial boot camp.
  • Teacher Certification Form
  • Application fee of $100 (made payable to IABA) should be submitted by mail to:  IABA, PO Box 270701, West Hartford, CT 06127. To submit your application fee via credit card, click here.



The Actuarial Boot Camp is available to Black students from around the world who are interested in pursuing an actuarial career.  A limited number of spots will also be awarded to Latinx students, through IABA's partnership with the Organization of Latino Actuaries (OLA).

We strongly prefer our applicants meet the following requirements:

  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States; or a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or a foreign student on a United States or Canadian student visa;
  • College students at the Undergraduate or Graduate level and career changers with demonstrated career commitment;
  • Admitted to a college or university in the United States or Canada offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that serve to prepare the student for an actuarial career;
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • A demonstration of interest in and a familiarity with the actuarial profession (demonstrated by extracurricular activities, education and/or internship experience);
  • Submit application, personal statement, resume, teacher certification and application fee by deadline of March 31, 2020.
    Application fee: $100 – made payable to IABA.  If you are not selected to attend, your check will be returned to you via US MailCredit card payments are also accepted and will be refunded if not selected.


Boot Camp:                             Monday morning, July 27 – Thursday afternoon, July 30

IABA Annual Meeting:           Thursday afternoon, July 30 – Saturday night, August 1


This IABA Boot Camp covers the cost of food and lodging for the duration of the Boot Camp and IABA Annual Meeting (including Annual Meeting registration fees).  Students will be responsible for travel to/from meeting.

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