Peter Corrigan Scholarship opens for submissions

Peter Corrigan Scholarship opens for submissions

By November 28, 2018News

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and Finity Consulting are pleased to announce submissions are open for the 2019 Peter Corrigan Scholarship for innovation and leadership.

The winner of the scholarship will be awarded up to $10,000 to attend an international conference or seminar that provides an industry or leadership-based professional development opportunity.

The application format for tPeter Corrigan Scholarshiphe scholarship has changed in 2019. To apply, applicants must describe an achievement or initiative that demonstrates leadership at work through their choice of either:

  • A written submission of up to 1000 words, or
  • A short video up to 5 minutes in length
  • A voiceover of images in PowerPoint

“Finity is proud to sponsor the Peter Corrigan Scholarship for Innovation and Leadership for the sixth time,” said Scott Collings, Managing Director of Finity Consulting. “The scholarship honours Peter’s leadership and drive for innovation by providing the opportunity for a future leader in the industry to further their learning and career development.”

Peter Corrigan was a highly respected figure in the Australian insurance industry who passed away suddenly in 2002. During his career, Peter held senior positions in many leading insurance organisations and was known for his people skills, down-to-earth manner and industry expertise.

“We are delighted to again offer a deserving insurance professional this career development opportunity,” said Prue Willsford, ANZIIF Chief Executive Officer. “The changes to the award allow participants to highlight their creativity and enter the award in a format suited to their strengths. This scholarship not only provides the winner the opportunity to increase their understanding of the industry but will also help them develop their professional network.”

The Peter Corrigan Scholarship is open to insurance professionals who are current financial members and who are permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand or a country in the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants must be currently working in the insurance industry.

Applications close at 5:00pm (AEST) on Tuesday 15 January 2019.

The 2019 recipient will be announced at the ANZIIF Insurtech Conference at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on 26-27 February 2019.

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