Merchants Interns Awarded SFAA Scholarships
September 17, 2019
Of the six scholarships recently awarded by The Surety Foundation, three of them were awarded to Merchants Bonding Company interns. Commercial Underwriting Intern Olivia Danner, Contract Underwriting Intern Mallory Brown and BI/Data Analytics Development Intern Sarah Bowman each received a $5,000 scholarship following successful completion of their 2019 summer internship at Merchants Bonding.
The Surety & Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Underrepresented Students (SFIISP) provides awards to outstanding underrepresented students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics, or business/finance. The program is administered by The Surety Foundation, the educational arm of the Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), and is meant to encourage students’ consideration of the surety industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.