Farm Mutual Foundation
Purpose and Amount of the Scholarship
The principal purpose is to support post secondary education for sons and daughters
of employees*, directors or exclusive agents of owning members of Farm Mutual Re.
In addition, applications may be received from sons and daughters of employees of
the following organizations:
- Farm Mutual Re
- Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA)
- Maritime Association of Mutual Insurance Comapnies (MAMIC)
- United General Insurance Corporation
- Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (CAMIC)
The scholarships are intended to encourage and promote students to go on to post
secondary education, either academic or technical, to improve their life skills in order
that they may become better citizens in their respective communities.
The scholarship amount has been set at $1,000. Applicants are eligible to apply
annually. A limited number of scholarships are available each year. Qualified
applicants will be selected on a random basis. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.
For the 2019 scholarship, please share your thoughts on the following question in a
format that best suits your skills and interests (i.e. essay (approximately 750 words),
video, presentation, artwork etc.)
CAREER OPPORTUNITY! There will be 40 000 job vacancies in the Canadian
insurance sector within the next couple of years.
Boring you say? Have you considered the many diverse skill sets of the industry
ranging from sales, marketing, investigations, computer science, analytics, actuarial,
business modeling, and many others?
Have you or would you consider a job in the insurance sector? What would prevent
you from exploring a career in the insurance sector?
- The completed application and topic assignment must be received by the
Foundation at Cambridge by September 30th of each calendar year.
- Successful applicants will be notified by November 30th of the calendar year.
- A copy of your SIN card and proof of enrolment in a full time post secondary
educational program (including apprenticeships and coop programs) must be
provided from the Registrars office prior to scholarship funds being released.
The school term can be any term that starts in the twelve month period beginning
September 1st in the year of the application.
Applications, conditions and instructions are available on the Scholarship Application form .
*Employers are responsible for deducting Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions,
EI premiums, and income tax from remuneration or other amounts they pay to their
employees. Employers must remit these deductions along with their share of CPP
contributions and EI premiums, to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).‐Canada Revenue Agency