Lloyd King Scholarship

In operation since 2009, the Lloyd King Scholarship is a charitable trust dedicated to annually offering two scholarships to Atlantic Canada residents pursuing full-time post-secondary education at a university level.

Initial consideration will be given to applications from Newfoundland, followed by those from Nova Scotia and subsequently New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

About Lloyd King

The Lloyd King Scholarship was created by Lloyd King, a past Chairman of the Insurance Institute, as a tribute to his continuing dedication to professionalism in the property/casualty insurance industry. The proceeds of this charitable trust are used to provide scholarships to assist Atlantic Canada students who are enrolled in full-time post-secondary education. Scholarships have been awarded annually to recipients from a variety of educational backgrounds.

Award Recipients 

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, it is our pleasure to announce 2015 scholarship recipients:

Robyn Byrne
University of Toronto, ON

Sarah Turner 
Memorial University of Newfoundland, NL

The Scholarship

The Lloyd King Scholarship annually offers financial assistance in the form of up to two (2) $2,500 scholarships to Atlantic Canada residents pursuing full-time post-secondary studies at a university level.

Atlantic Provinces Scholarship Amount
 Initial consideration given to :  Up to 2 (two) annually at a value of $2,500 each
- Newfoundland, followed by  
- Nova Scotia, and subsequently  
- New Brunswick, and  
- Prince Edward Island  

Selection is based on academic excellence throughout the applicant’s high school and post-secondary (if appropriate) career, financial need, contribution to school, community life and/or other meaningful pursuits, major accomplishments and a strong indication of academic promise.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

•  Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

•  Be employed in the property & casualty insurance industry, or is a dependent of, or is immediately related to, an individual employed within that industry

•  Be a member of an Insurance Institute within Canada, or is a dependent of, or is immediately related to, such a member

•  Be accepted into a recognized, full-time university degree program

•  Be registered for a full course load in said university degree program

•  Supply official final transcripts from a recognized post-secondary institution

•  Maintain continuous full-time studies during the academic year


Applying to the Scholarship 

Official final transcripts and criteria-related documents must be received at 18 King Street East, 16th floor, Toronto ON M5C 1C4 with a completed and signed Application for the Lloyd King Scholarship no later than Friday September 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm EST.

The Lloyd King Scholarship 2016 Application (PDF) 

Scholarships are renewable for a second year. Students must re-apply by submitting a newly completed application form and found to be in keeping with prior academic standing for the applicant to be reconsidered.

Please contact and/or send completed applications to:

Insurance Institute
Attention: Scholarship Administrator
18 King Street East, 16th floor, Toronto ON, M5C 1C4
(416) 362-8586 ext. 2269
scholarships@insuranceinstitute.ca