Welcome to the Scholarship Page

Here you will find information about all the scholarships available to our members, and there are many!  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 or contact Sandy Joslin, the CA Council Education Liaison.


CLP (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 app for Certified Leadership Professional (CLP) designation.

CIIP (Certified Insurance Industry Professional)

IAIP member can earn Certified Insurance Industry Professional 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.

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 IAIP” 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 the 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 Liaison or Rob Weidert, CIC at National Alliance (760)693-3626.

 ***Attention Ins 21,22 and 23 Certificate Holders!!

AICPCU and the Insurance Education Association (IEA) have a 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 Liaison.  We’ll get them posted and share with your fellow IAIP members!

Visit the scholarship page on the IAIP website 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 may 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.


National Alliance CISR Online Scholarship
National Alliance CIC 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.
(Contact the education Liaison)


*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 registration and book expenses up to $500 per person/ per calendar year.  The scholarship is 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.


PURPOSE:  Imperial Premium Finance, Inc., established this fund to providing financial assistance to the Region VIII (now Region VII) NAIW/IAIP members who require assistance for their insurance educational endeavors.  It continues with support from Region VII members, Association donations and sponsorship support.

OBJECTIVE: To promote career development and education among Region VIII (now Region VII) NAIW/IAIP members.

1.  The applicant must be an active member of NAIW/IAIP Region VII in good standing, for at least one year prior to applying to the fund.

2.  The course must be in a subject related to insurance or leadership

3.  A completed scholarship application must be signed by the President or Education Chair of the local association (or the RVP or Education Director for MALS) verifying the applicant’s IAIP membership status.

4.  A copy of the applicant’s class/course registration form must accompany the completed application.  If applicable, receipts for books purchased separately will also be required.

ADMINISTRATION:  Scholarship submissions will be reviewed as they are received.  Based on the information submitted and at the discretion of the trustees, the Scholarship funds will be disbursed.

The scholarship fund gladly accepts donations from members and associations to support the education of our members.  In addition, sponsorship form industry related organization are welcome.

SCHOLARSHIPS are limited to $500.00 per calendar year, per recipient.

The scholarship was established in 1986 with $1,000 (plus interest) donated at the Conference by Imperial Premium Finance, Inc. and $500 donated by Tri-City Plus Association of Insurance Women, Inc.

To apply for the scholarship, complete a scholarship application and Mail or Email the completed submission to:

Sandy Joslin
5951 Angelo Drive
Loomis CA, 95650


Revised 8/10/19


Scholarship Guidelines                 Scholarship Application