Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships

A few scholarships to help ease the expense of professional development.

Industry Awards

A variety of awards for outstanding service in the industry.

Scholarships

Marvin Yaeger Scholarship

The Marvin Yaeger Scholarship was created in memory of Marvin Yaeger, CIC.  The scholarship’s purpose is to assist Colorado agents in obtaining industry designations.

To apply, download application here and send to info@piiac.com.

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  • Eligibility: Employees of current PIIAC member agencies are eligible.
  • Applicable Designations: CIC, CISR, CPIA
  • Scholarship Rules: An individual is eligible to receive the Marvin Yaeger Scholarship one time per applicable designation.  The scholarship covers the registration fee for a CIC, CISR or CPIA class held in Colorado and hosted by PIIAC. See application for additional rules and scholarship procedures.
  • Deadline to apply: Deadline for 2020 applications is August 3.  Submit applications to info@piiac.com.

Don Nabity Scholarship

The Don Nabity Scholarship annually funds a limited number of full to partial scholarships for members who qualify to attend the Big “I” Legislative Conference in the spring each year.

To apply, download application here and send to info@piiac.com.

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  • Eligibility: Employees of a current PIIAC agency member who is under 40 or has been in the insurance industry for less than five years are eligible for the scholarship.  Applicants must also be a first-time attendee of the Big “I” Legislative Conference.
  • Scholarship Rules: The total value of the scholarship is up to $1,500 in eligible reimbursements.  See application for additional rules and scholarship procedures. 
  • Deadline to apply: Deadline for 2020 applications is January 8, 2020.  Submit applications to bryan@piiac.com

Pinnacol Scholarship

The Pinnacol Scholarship was created by Pinnacol to promote the education of Colorado agents.

To apply, download application here and send to info@piiac.com.

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  • Eligibility: Employees of current PIIAC member agencies who access Pinnacol through PIIAC.
  • Applicable Designations: CIC, CRM, CISR, CPIA
  • Scholarship Rules: An individual can receive the Pinnacol Scholarship through PIIAC multiple times per designation.  Once the scholarship has been awarded, the individual must register for the class and pay the registration fee. Upon completing the course and passing the exam, Pinnacol will reimburse for the registration fee.  See application for additional rules and scholarship procedures.
  • Deadline to apply: The application must be completed and received seven days prior to the course start date.  Submit applications to info@piiac.com

Maurice Herndon Scholarship

The Maurice Herndon Scholarship is awarded to one young agent who has not attended the Big “I” National Legislative Conference.

2020 application coming soon!

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  • Eligibility: All submissions must be from PIIAC member agencies.
  • Scholarship Rules: Award recipients will receive the scholarship funds after the event.
  • Deadline to apply: 2020 date and application to come

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Industry Awards

PIIAC Convention Awards

Each year at PIIAC’s Annual Convention, we award industry awards.  

  • Eligibility: Nominees must be PIIAC members.  Self-nominations are accepted.
  • Award Details: Awards are presented to the Account Manager of the Year, Insurance Person of the Year, Underwriter of the Year, Company Person of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, Small Agency of the Year and Large Agency of the Year.
  • Deadline to nominate: 2019 awards were presented in September of 2019.  Click the button to submit nominations for 2020.

National Alliance Awards

Outstanding CSR of the Year

The OCSR of the Year award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through contributions to their industry. 

  • Eligibility: Anyone in the insurance industry can be nominated regardless of affiliation or profession designation.  Self-nominations are accepted.
  • Award details: One winner is selected per state.  From the state winners, a national winner is selected. 
  • Deadline to apply: 2020 date and application to come

Trusted Choice® Awards

Dan Fulwider Award

The Dan Fulwider Award recognizes a member agent going above and beyond in their community and volunteer service. 

  • Eligibility: All submissions must be from PIIAC member agencies.
  • Award details: Award recipients will receive an award of $2,500 to be donated to the charity of their choice and will be honored at the Big “I” Legislative Conference.
  • Deadline to apply: 2020 date and application to come