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A national scholarship program for high achieving college students of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry.

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Eligibility Criteria:
•  Open to students of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent.
•  Must show proof of  U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
•  Have a ntinimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
•  Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2013-2014 acadentic year.
•  Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.
•  Students of  all majors will be considered.
•  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate:
    - An interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.
    - Leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.
•  Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
•  Selected students attending accredited 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities will be awarded $2,500 or $5,000 respectively.
•  A total of $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the 2013-14 school year.

Applications are available at www.act.org/massmutual.  The application deadline is May 3, 2013 (5 PM central time).