Welcome to the Scholarship Page

Here you will find information about all the scholarships available to our members, and there are lots!!   Many of these scholarships are not being used to their full potential, so don't be timid about applying for them.  In addition, we will provide information relevant to insurance industry designation requirements and/or changes.

If you have any questions about the different scholarships, use the contact information provided or contact Sandy Joslin, the CA Council Education Liaison.



********NEW DESIGNATION!!!******************
CLP (Certified Leadership Professional)

The Certified Leadership program is a premier learning program aimed at developing essential leadership skills for career development. The program consists of four modules encompassing seventeen course topics. Individuals completing the entire program are eligible to apply for the Certified Leadership Professional (CLP) designation.

Click HERE to review the complete brochure.

Click HERE to view complete line up of courses in the online store, or HERE to be redirected to the Course Offerings page.

Click HERE for a complete listing of Certified Trainers for the CLP Program.

CIIP (Certified Insurance Industry Professional)

Beginning July 1, 2011, IAIP members will have the opportunity to earn the Certified Professional Insurance Woman/Certified Insurance Professional Man/Certified Insurance Industry Professional (CPIW/CPIM/CIIP) and the Diversified Advanced Education (DAE) designations.

Members may apply for the Certified Insurance Industry Professional (CIIP) designation in lieu of the (CPIW/CPIM).  The requirements for the CIIP designation will be the same as the CPIW/CPIM.

Beginning July 1, 2011, if you hold the CPIW/CPIM designation and you would like to transfer to the CIIP, please email your request to


Want to be able to receive a free update for your CISR designation?  The National Alliance has created a pilot program for California CISR's. 
If you are an "active member of NAIW" as well as having completed the CISR designation program offered through the National Alliance, you may be eligible for a free update!  Just take one (1) new participant to a core CISR class and if you both complete the class, you will receive a full scholarship to your next update.
Please contact the CA Council Education  Liason or Rob Weidert, CIC at the National Alliance (760) 693-3626.  Please see attached flyer for additional information.

Attention INS 21, 22 and 23 Certificate holders!!

AICPCU and the Insurance Education Association (IEA) have a new designation available for those who have completed the three INS Insurance Courses (INS21, INS22 and INS23).  It is the "Associate in General Insurance" (AINS) designation.  All that is required for certificate holders is to go online at and complete the FREE Ethics 311 class.  For more information, you may contact customer service at the Institutes at (800) 644-2101 or email Customer Service at
The information for this new designation is posted on the AICPCU website   Please note that there are no CE credits associated with the Ethics 311 class and it will not apply to your California Insurance License.

Scholarship Information

Scholarship information for insurance professionals will be posted here as information is received.  Know of scholarship opportunities not listed here? Please email details to the CA Council Education Liasion.  We'll get them posted and share with your fellow IAIP members!

Visit the scholarship page on the IAIP website at for a complete listing of scholarships awarded to IAIP members from various educational outlets.  Your "My PAGE" is a very important tool to access as IAIP has included many of the forms for applying for various scholarships, and you will need to sign in to the MEMBERS ONLY SECTION to access these forms.  Here you will find scholarship information and forms for:

Are you a Young Professional and would like to go to an IAIP International convention but can't afford it?  This scholarship provides the winning Young Professional a complimentary registration to the IAIP International Convention.  Please click HERE to view and fill out the scholarship application. 


   *  National Alliance CIC Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CRM Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CISR Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CISR OnLine Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CIC Update Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CISR Update Scholarship
   *  National Alliance CSRM Scholarship

   *  One full scholarship to take all classes to earn the ACSR personal, commercial, or life/health designation
   *  Three scholarships to take one ACSR personal, commercial, or life/health class.

   *  NAIW College Scholarship
   *  NAIW Award of Excellence
   *  NAIW Professional Scholarship
   *  Founder Circle Professional Scholarship
   *  Canal Insurance Company Professional Scholarship

This scholarship is administered by the IEA and is open to all California residents. All information needed to apply can be obtained by going to the SFCNAIW website and clicking on "scholarships".  Any questions, please contact Sandy Dameron at


Established in 1986 this scholarship supports members of Region VII (formerly Region VIII) who want to invest in their insurance education but who may have either limited or no support from employers. The scholarship will reimburse registrations and book expenses up to $500 per person / per calendar year. The scholarship fund is supported by donations from Region VII members, associations, sponsors and fundraising raffles at the Regional Conference. To apply for this scholarship - read the scholarship guidelines and complete the application

Scholarship Guidelines                 Scholarship Application