Saturday, 18 April 2015

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship

Introduction: CCRIF helps to mitigate the short-term cash flow problems small developing economies suffer after major natural disasters, thus the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship . CCRIF’s parametric insurance mechanism allows it to provide rapid payouts to help members finance their initial disaster response and maintain basic government functions after a catastrophic event.  CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is a risk pooling company, owned, operated and registered in the Caribbean to serve governments in the Wider Caribbean Region and their communities in reducing the economic impact of natural catastrophes. 
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship

Value: The scholarships are valued at a maximum of US$40,000 each (for extra-regional universities) or $20,000 (for regional universities)
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship   Eligibility:
  • CCRIF provides a maximum of four scholarships annually for students pursuing a Masters or an MBA programme in a number of pre-identified areas
  • are citizens of CARICOM member countries and/or CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean
  • Applicants should be holders of a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or have a GPA of at least 3.0) and have some related work experience.
  • one-year Masters-level courses in the following areas  at universities in the United Kingdom/ United States/Canada:
    • (Catastrophe) Risk Management
    • Property/Casualty Insurance
    • Meteorology
    • Other hazard/disaster related disciplines
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Scholarship   Deadlines: May.
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