ARIA believes the best plan for ensuring responsible insurance standards is well-supported insurance research, study and instruction.  Because of this, we strive to expand and improve academic instruction to students of risk management and insurance through an emphasis on the economic, financial, legal, managerial, marketing, and social aspects of risk and uncertainty.

Risk and Insurance Degree Programs



Risk Management / Insurance Scholarships

CAS – Trust Scholarship
IASA – Insurance Accounting & Systems Association
ICCIE – Harry House Captive Insurance Scholarship
The Institutes – CPCU Designation Program
The Institutes – Griffith Foundation for Insurance Education Scholarships
Spencer –  Educational Foundation Scholarship
Westran –  Insurance Scholarship Foundation
WSIA – Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation Scholarship


Hagen Family Foundation Travel Award
ARIA Excellence in Teaching Award
Les B. Strickler Innovation in Instruction Award
Bob Hedges Undergraduate Student Award


Risk and Insurance Teaching Society

Members of ARIA have come together to create the Risk and Insurance Teaching Society. It will provide an opportunity for professors in risk management, insurance, and actuarial sciences as well as industry professionals with education interest to share and present pedagogical cases in an academic setting. Learn more here.