Jamison Lindsey Memorial Actuarial Scholarship

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Scholarship Details

The award shall provide financial assistance to a high school senior student who desires a degree in the field of Actuarial Science.  The student must currently attend Central Dauphin High School, Dauphin County Technical School, Bishop McDevitt High School, Harrisburg Christian School or Central Dauphin East High School.  The source of funds for this scholarship is from the Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation.  The Foundation will receive this donation annually and will then be responsible for distribution and follow-up to a qualified candidate.  The student must show proof of acceptance into a degree program before the scholarship will be issued.

The amount of the award for one academic year, if all criteria is met, can be up to two thousand dollars ($2,000).  There can be one award offered each year, but the total amount shall not be more than the amount received annually by the Foundation from the donor.  Scholarships are based upon funds being received each year from the donor and could be subject to change.  Total scholarship funds will be distributed at the beginning of the first semester in the student’s name to the college they are attending.

The student must be accepted into an accredited actuarial degree program before the scholarship shall be awarded. The student may be a recipient of another scholarship.  The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 


The scholarship recipient must send a transcript of their semester grades to the Foundation to show a 3.0 GPA or better to continue to receive award funds for the next semester.  The recipient shall submit the invoice from the college to the Foundation for direct payment to the college they are attending.  Funds will be issued on a semester basis for an amount up to one thousand ($1,000) for tuition and fees, (or less if the semester costs are less) at the beginning of each semester to the college in the student’s name.  The total award for tuition and fees will not exceed one thousand ($1.000) per semester.  At the completion of the first semester the student may apply for another award up to one thousand ($1,000) for the next semester if all requirements are met.  The total award may not be more than two thousand ($2,000) for one year.  Any cost to the individual student over the scholarship award will be the responsibility of the student.

The Foundation will review all applications prior to the beginning of each school year and prior to the start of the following semester.  Timelines will be given to the student receiving the award with dates applications are due for the next semester.  

If there is no activity in this scholarship award for one (1) year from date student is notified they have been awarded the scholarship, the scholarship will terminate, and no funds will be released from that date forward. 

The applications submitted will be reviewed and decision of award will be based on community service, school service, and academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

The winning student of this scholarship shall be notified no later than twenty-five (25) days from the date applications were due.