Scholarship Program by DJ Bettencourt to Provide Financial Support and Educational Opportunities for Aspiring Insurance Leaders
SALEM, NH, April 19, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — The DJ Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals is thrilled to announce the launch of its annual scholarship program, providing a one-time award of $1,000 to a deserving student pursuing a degree in insurance. This scholarship is open to current business undergraduates enrolled in a university located within the United States or high school students who are soon to enroll in a university and pursue a degree in an insurance related field.
Applicants can participate in the scholarship process by submitting an essay of fewer than 1,000 words in response to the following prompt: “The insurance industry in the United States has room for improvement. Describe an issue concerning insurance and how you think it could be reformed.”
In addition to Bettencourt, the selection committee includes a distinguished panel of insurance regulators from across the country:
– Roger Sevigny: Former Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department & past President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
– Jackie Obusek: Chief Deputy Commissioner, North Carolina Insurance Department
– Brian Downs: First Deputy Commissioner, Chief of Staff for the Oklahoma Insurance Department
– Martin Sullivan: Chief Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Department of Insurance and Fire Safety
The scholarship’s deadline for application is July 15, 2023, and the recipient will be announced on August 15, 2023. We encourage all interested applicants to visit our website, https://djbettencourtscholarship.com/, for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
The D.J. Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals is named after its founder, D.J. Bettencourt, who is currently the Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department. Born and raised in Salem, New Hampshire, D.J. has had an accomplished career in both public and community service. He attended the University of New Hampshire, where he earned two bachelor’s degrees in political science and communication. In 2015, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.
D.J. Bettencourt‘s political career started as a campaign volunteer for George W. Bush in 2000. He also worked as an intern on Gordon J. Humphrey’s 2002 gubernatorial campaign and Mitt Romney’s 2002 gubernatorial campaign. From 2004 to 2012, D.J. served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving as the majority leader for his last two years.
Currently, as Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department, D.J. is committed to developing and enforcing the insurance laws of the state. The D.J. Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals reflects his commitment to supporting the next generation of professionals in this field.
“We are excited to offer this scholarship opportunity to students who are pursuing a career in insurance,” said D.J. Bettencourt. “We hope this scholarship will help alleviate some of the financial burden that students face when pursuing their education and encourage them to continue their studies in this important field.”
The scholarship’s selection process consists of an essay submission, with one recipient being chosen based on the quality of their work. The prompt seeks the candidate’s thoughts and ideas on improving the insurance industry in the United States. It presents a unique opportunity for applicants to showcase their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The winner of the D.J. Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals will be rewarded with a one-time award of $1,000 to support their academic endeavors.
Prospective candidates can visit the official website for detailed information. The deadline for application is July 15, 2023, and the winner will be announced on August 15, 2023.
The D.J. Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals serves as an excellent opportunity for aspiring insurance professionals to advance their education and careers in this field. It is a testament to D.J. Bettencourt‘s commitment to promoting and supporting future generations in the insurance industry.
For more information on the D.J. Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals, visit https://djbettencourtscholarship.com/.
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