New York

CISR designation scholarships—awarded annually at MetroRAP

Award recipients will receive tuition for two Certified Insurance Service Representative national designation courses offered by PIANY (a $370 value). If all five exams are passed, recipient will earn the CISR designation.

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These awards will be presented at PIANY's Metropolitan Regional Awareness Program:

The Bernard I. Kozel Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Bernard I. Kozel, a longtime member of the insurance profession; the Kozel family has established a memorial scholarship in his name to provide an individual with tuition to two CISR seminars, conducted by PIANY.

The Arthur I. Moll Memorial Scholarship,

In honor of Arthur I. Moll, past-president of PIANY and PIA National, PIANY has established a memorial scholarship to provide one individual with tuition to two CISR seminars, conducted by PIANY.


  • You have less than five years' experience in the insurance industry;
  • You are employed on a full-time basis by a member of PIANY.


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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.

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

Call (800) 424-4244 with any questions.