2016 ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship opens for submissions

2016 ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship opens for submissions

2016 ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship opens for submissions The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and TurksLegal have announced the opening of submissions for the 2016 ANZIIF TurksLegal Claims Scholarship.

The scholarship recognises excellence in general insurance, and is open to Australian residents who are based in Australia and are direct employees of general insurance companies.

To qualify for the scholarship, entrants must submit a 2,500-word essay answering one of five questions about the general insurance industry that can be found on the ANZIIF website.

The winner can choose from either of the following awards:
  • an overseas conference package worth up to $8,000, inclusive of registration to the 2017 Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo in the US, flights, accommodation, and $500 spending money; or
  • $5,000 cash and registration to the 2017 ANZIIF Claims Convention, with return flights and accommodation.
The winner will also be invited as a judge alongside senior industry leaders for next year’s scholarship.

The runner-up will be awarded registration to the 2017 ANZIIF Claims Convention, with flights and accommodation.

Prue Willsford, ANZIIF CEO, said: “We are thrilled to again partner with TurksLegal to offer a member of the Australian insurance community this significant career development opportunity. This scholarship will not only develop the winners’ understanding of the industry in a global context, but will help them develop their leadership skills and allow them to represent Australia and grow their professional network among their international counterparts.”

Submissions will close at 5pm (AEST) 24 October 2016. Winners will be announced on 8 December 2016 at the ANZIIF General Insurance Breakfast in Sydney. For more information about the scholarship and for the application form, click here.

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