WSIA Surplus Lines Management Scholarship for Surplus Line Associations

About the Scholarship
WSIA offers a scholarship opportunity for the qualified applicants employed by a WSIA member firm who is also a member of a designated state surplus line association. The scholarship covers tuition for the program.


About WSIA Surplus Lines Management Program

WSIA’s Surplus Lines Management offers pivotal management training for any E&S professional transitioning from a technical expertise to a leadership role while retaining personal responsibility for a book of business. Combining industry knowledge and world-class management training from Emory University, this program prepares participants for their current and future leadership positions by examining the foundation of good management. Participants will learn to harness their own leadership style to motivate teams, manage conflict, build a book of business and increase company value and performance through effective relationships and a broadened industry perspective. The program also features an Executive Panel allowing attendees to interact with industry veterans.

Watch a short video to learn more about Surplus Lines Management and what past participants have to say about their experiences.

Who Should Attend
WSIA’s Surplus Lines Management program is designed for any broker, managing general agent or underwriter who manages a team and a book of business. Professionals transitioning into leadership roles while maintaining responsibility for their own book of business will find this program beneficial.

Eligibility
Applicants must be currently employed by a Surplus Line Association (SLA) member. In addition, the firm you are employed by must be a member of WSIA, or the firm has submitted an application for membership.

How to Apply

Complete and submit this form by January 7, 2021. Your application will be reviewed and applicants will be notified approximately January 12, 2021.

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* 2. I am also employed by a WSIA member firm.

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* 3. WSIA Member Firm:

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* 4. First Name:

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* 5. Last Name:

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* 6. Email Address:

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* 7. Cell Phone:

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* 8. How many years have you worked in the wholesale and specialty (surplus lines) industry?

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* 9. Present Job Title:

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* 10. Highest Level of Education Completed:

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* 11. Insurance Employment History / Resume

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* 12. Briefly describe your present job responsibilities:

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* 13. Briefly describe why you wish to attend this program.

Questions?

If you have any questions about completing the WSIA Surplus Lines Management scholarship for SLA application, please contact Lindsay Holland at lindsay@wsia.org

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