HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 2 July 2018. The Chubb Charitable Foundation - Bermuda is pleased to announce this year’s Robert Clements Scholarship and Bermuda College education Award recipients:
Karina Forth is the 2018 Robert Clements Scholar
Karina Forth, a recent graduate of the Bermuda High School for Girls, has been selected as the 2018 Robert Clements Scholar in the award's twenty-second anniversary year. She is entering her freshman year this fall at the University of Western Ontario, where she will be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
During her time at Bermuda High School, Karina received many academic awards, specifically honoured for her achievements in Math, and was recognized as the 2017 CAS Award recipient for her passion and commitment towards Community Service.
In addition to her academic accomplishments, Karina has been a devoted dancer at United Dance Productions, where she has studied the disciplines of modern, tap, ballet, jazz and hip-hop. In recognition of her dedication, hard work and perseverance, Karina received the Outstanding Teen Award for the Performing Arts in 2018.
Karina's community service accomplishments include peer mentoring of Year 5 students at Northland's primary school and assisting at BHS’ Autism Playgroup, where her aim was to help improve the communication skills in autistic children.
“Karina has been described as “passionate”, “committed” and “exceptional”, and the Scholarship Selection Committee agreed! She impressed the committee with her academic strength and her dedication to her art, both of which she balances at the highest level. As the 2018 recipient, we look forward to having Karina join the outstanding family of Robert Clements scholars”, said Lori Dunstan, Chair, Chubb Charitable Foundation – Bermuda.
About the Robert Clements Scholarship
Over the past 22 years the Chubb Charitable Foundation – Bermuda, through the Robert Clements Scholarship and other discretionary awards, has invested in excess of $2.7m in support of 28 Bermudians to help them prepare for professional careers in Bermuda’s insurance industry.
The fully-funded four-year scholarship is open to Bermudians studying for an undergraduate or graduate degree in insurance, risk management, actuarial science or other disciplines related to the insurance industry including accounting, law, and economics. The scholarship offers students the opportunity to study for a degree without financial worry as well as employment opportunities during the holidays to provide them with relevant work experience. Recipients must be willing to return to Bermuda on completion of their studies to pursue a career in the insurance industry.
Nathanael Fubler is the 2018 Bermuda College Education Award Recipient
Nathanael Fubler, a recent Honours graduate, has been selected as the 2018 Bermuda College Education Award recipient. Nathanael will be commencing a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science this fall at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Nathanael has proven to be an exemplary student, consistently achieving honours throughout his time in secondary school. Prior to studying at Bermuda College, Nathanael attended Cedarbridge Academy where, as an accelerated student, he completed four IGCSE’s and graduated one year early. In 2017, Nathanael was also named on the Bermuda College Vice President’s list.
In addition to his academic achievements, Nathanael’s extracurricular activities include volunteering with Field Service Ministry and providing tutoring services to young children. He also expresses a great interest in music. Nathanael has participated as a member of the Bermuda Youth Orchestra and Cedarbridge Concert Band until graduating in 2016. Nathanael believes his experiences as a musician has helped develop his craft as both an artist and performer.
Samantha Froud, Chief Administration Officer, Chubb Bermuda Operations, and a member of the Bermuda College Education Award selection committee said, “Nathanael encompasses all the qualities we look for in a candidate. His work ethic, commitment to his community and desire to succeed demonstrate his worthiness of this award. We are delighted to support his academic endeavours and wish him all the best in the future.”
About the Bermuda College Education Award
The Bermuda College Education Award provides $15,000 a year for two years to the successful Bermuda College graduate to assist them with the continuation of their undergraduate studies overseas. Since inception, the Chubb Charitable Foundation-Bermuda, has invested in excess of $300,000 in financial support of 14 Bermudians to help them prepare them for a successful career.
The Bermuda College Education Award was launched in 2008 as one component of partnership formed between Chubb and the Bermuda College. The goal of the partnership is to expose students to a business environment and prepare them for a successful career by helping them understand the connection between their studies and the workplace. This is achieved through several initiatives such as mentoring, networking events, and employment opportunities.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, and the largest commercial insurer in the United States. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: www.chubb.com.
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