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Elizabeth M. Mauro 

This Actuarial Exam Reimbursement Award opportunity was established in memory of Elizabeth M. (Liz) Mauro to honor her dedication to becoming an actuary following several years in another profession. She began the arduous task of taking math classes and studying for actuarial exams in order to enter the profession and start her new career. In the spring of 2011, Liz passed her final exam to attain fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society. 

The Elizabeth M. Mauro Reimbursement Award Program recognizes the limited resources available to career changers aspiring to transition into the actuarial profession after having established a previous career outside the actuarial profession. Like Liz, many individuals making this transition have limited information on study resources and must finance their own study materials and exam registration fees. Not only can this be a challenge, but it may discourage or prohibit those interested in joining the actuarial profession from doing so. We hope this reimbursement program will serve as a reminder of her commitment and her spirit of helping others achieve their goals.

Award Amount: $1,000 

Reimbursement will be provided for the exam registration fees for Casualty Actuarial Society or Society of Actuaries exams taken and passed during calendar year 2021 and 2022, and for the study materials purchased in preparation for those examinations, including online study courses. 

An actuarial mentor will be provided to guide the recipients towards completing additional exams and to answer questions related to seeking employment that will lead to an actuarial career.


  • Must be 25 years or older by application deadline date
  • Must not have received any Actuarial Designation
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Must have passed at least one actuarial exam within the twenty-four months prior to the application due date of August 14, 2020
  • Must not receive reimbursement for these exam registration fees and/or study materials from any other reimbursement program (including employee programs)
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