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Scholarships are awarded twice a year from the PIA Education Foundation and the Elsie Reamy Scholarship Fund.  Applications are accepted all throughout the year and should be emailed to  The scholarship covers only the registration fee.  Recipients are responsible for all other related expenses.  Recipients have 12 months to use their scholarship to attend one class sponsored by PIA of VA & DC.

Applicants must:

Be actively engaged in the insurance business

Be a member of PIA of VA & DC

Take the exam at the end of the class

Attach one letter of recommendation to the application

Submit application to

Scholarships are awarded for the following programs and are for one class only; not the entire series or designation.  Scholarships cannot be used for designation updates.

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)

Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)

Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA)

Certified Risk Manage (CRM)