UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Scholarship

Enrolled University of Minnesota undergraduate students who have a strong interest in a career in healthcare actuarial science are eligible to apply for a UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Scholarship. Up to 15 scholarships may be granted an award amount of up to the cost of two semesters of full-time undergraduate, in-state tuition. This will be the last year this scholarship is offered.

In addition, the UnitedHealth Group Scholarship program will support two seminars per year relevant to the healthcare marketplace and healthcare actuarial science. Seminars will be announced on this site.

UnitedHealth Group is a sponsor of the UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Scholarship, which is administered and coordinated by the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) at the Carlson School of Management.

Below are some helpful links to learn more about what it means to be an actuary, how to get started as an actuary, the broad range of career paths in the field, and more!

2014 Application cycle dates are: March 24-April 14th

Link to APPLICATION

For questions on the scholarship program, please contact:

Jessica Haupt
Assistant Director, MILI
Phone: 612-624-9202
Email: jahaupt@umn.edu

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time students enrolled in an undergraduate program at any college of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campuses
  • Any undergraduate full-time student can apply; preference will be given to students with sophomore or junior status
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident of the United States, or in the United States lawfully on a non-temporary basis*
  • Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA with demonstrated math comprehension and quantitative skills

*Students in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (F-1, F-2, J-1, J-2, H-4, or TN visa) are not eligible for this scholarship.

MILI Actuarial Seminar Series

From Health Reform to Care Reform: Top Ten Trends to Navigating the Transition

Dr. Archelle Georgiou, President, Georgiou Consulting and former Cheif Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare

April 17th from 3:30-5:00 with reception to follow

Carlson School of Management, Executive Education Center, Room 2-260Z

Details

 


Understanding Risk Under Health Reform: How Do Insurance Exchanges and Payment Reform Require New Approaches for Measuring and Managing Risk?

October 30, 2013

David Knutson, Senior Research Fellow, Division of Health Policy & Management, University of Minnesota

View Presentation

What can Massachusetts Health Care Reform teach us about the ACA?

April 9, 2013

Ian Duncan, FSA, MAAA, FCIA, FIA, Vice President, Outcomes and Analytics, Walgreen Cos.

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A Detailed Look at US Health Care Spending

October 25, 2012

Julie Schoenman, PhD, Director of Research and Quality, National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Research and Educational Foundation

View Presentation

Preparing for the Affordable Care Act
What Future Actuaries Need to Know

April 3, 2012

Dale Yamamoto, CEO Founder of Red Quill Consulting

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Health Care Reform and Career Opportunities for Actuaries

October 11, 2011

John Stenson, FSA, MAAA
Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary, Kaiser Permanente

View presentation

 

Health Reform, Budget Scoring, and Fiscal Reality: What Would Repeal Do?

March 25, 2011

Joseph Antos,PhD,
Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute

Presentation (pdf)

 

Interesting Times for an Actuary: Healthcare Trends and Healthcare Reform

November 22, 2010

M. Kent Clemens, FSA
Senior Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of the Actuary

Presentation (PDF)

 

Scholarship Application Dates

Monday March 24 (10am) - Monday April 14, 2014 (10am)

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