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Student Involvement

The McGannon Foundation provides a Student Involvement Program for students that are enrolled in post-secondary study programs in Risk Management, Insurance or related programs. The Foundation is offering a unique opportunity for these students to attend the annual RIMS Canada Conference. At the conference, students will learn about risk management and insurance at the educational sessions and network with professionals in all segments of our industry.

This is a great opportunity for students who are enrolled at either Canadian Universities or Community Colleges with a major in finance, management, engineering, safety and loss control, actuarial science, advanced statistics and accounting.

How to Apply

The 2016 Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta, from September 11th - 14th, 2016. Applications and all supporting materials must be received in a single mailing and email to the Foundation by April 30, 2016.

The Foundation will pay for the following expenses for selected applicants:

2015 Student Involvement Program

The 2014 Student Involvement Program was a great success with seven students participating at RIMS Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba.

RIMS Canada WinnipegThe student attendees were:
Ariel Pevzner - U of Calgary
Andrew Stark - U of Calgary
Craig Hamilton - BC Institute of Technology
Daniel Flanagan - Mohawk College
Alyssa Newton - Mohawk College
Kiley McCusker - Mohawk College
Vanessa Armstrong - Mohawk College

Photo courtesy of RIMS Canada Council