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CISR Designation Scholarship


The award recipient will receive tuition for five out of nine Certified Insurance Service Representative national designation courses offered by PIACT (an $850 value.) If all five exams are passed, recipient will earn the CISR designation.

This award will be presented at the annual CIC Ruble Graduate Seminar.

(Click here for more info on the CISR designation.)

CISR scholarship Application

All fields are required.

Name of applicant



PIA Member #
Agency/Co. Address
Business Telephone
E-mail address
(you may nominate yourself)

Nominated by
Nominator's title
Relationship to applicant

Applicant Profile:

Please include the following information below:

  1. Education (list HS, college, grad school, years graduated, etc.)
  2. Professional education
  3. Employment history
  4. Describe applicant's professional experience in the insurance industry.
  5. Describe applicant's current job responsibilities.
  6. Explain why the applicant should be considered for this scholarship & why the applicant desires to pursue the CISR designation.

Applicant name:


If you are selected to receive this scholarship, do you give us permission to contact your employer?

Yes No


Call (800) 424-4244 with any questions.

•  You have not taken any CISR courses
•  Your employer is a member of PIACT
•  You are a full-time employee of that member
•  You are willing to repeat on your own any CISR course not passed
•  You are willing to attend all five courses within three years of receipt of scholarship

The CISR designation program now includes nine course offerings! To earn the CISR designation, participants will need to pass exams for 5 of the 9 courses. However, anyone is welcome to attend the classes without taking the exams. There is no special order in which courses must be taken. If you are more familiar with a given topic, you may want to begin with that course.

The CISR program is a CE credit-approved, nationally recognized designation program that takes a practical, hands-on approach to learning. This designation is recognized nationwide as an important credential–one that benefits individuals, their agencies, and their customers.

Through this program, developed by the National Alliance for Insurance Education, students who are committed to continuing education and career growth can obtain the highest level of professional insurance education. This uniquely powerful training is designed to help you conquer the challenges of today by making customer service representatives more professional, more productive and more profitable.