Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Scholarships for Veterans

The American College is proud to partner with Penn Mutual and other generous donors in supporting the those that have served our Nation by assisting them with a follow on career in the financial services industry. This support is primarily through education to gain sought after industry designations, but can include job placement in the industry via our network of partner organizations.

We have full scholarships available for any professional designation and program offered at The American College as well as two accredited advance degrees (MSM and MSFS).

Click here for details on each of these programs.

These designations can lead to a follow on career in the following fields:

  • Financial Advisor
  • Commercial banking
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Advisor
  • Investment Counselor
  • Healthcare Advisor
  • Retirement Planner
  • Advisor in Philanthropy
  • Employee Benefits consultant
  • Executive Leadership

Full scholarships are available if you meet the following criteria:
  • active duty military members (and spouses)
  • veterans who have been honorably discharged within the past 5 years (and spouses)
  • Veterans who have been honorably discharged with a disability (proof of rating from VA required) (and spouses)
  • Spouses of fallen warriors who died while on active duty

This is your opportunity to earn a designation from the leader in financial services education, The American College, at potentially no cost to you.

If you are interested in learning more about this scholarship opportunity, please click here.

For questions regarding any of our academic programs, please contact the Professional Education Department at

For questions regarding eligibility or the scholarship, please contact Sheila Runkel at 610-526-1517

Programs of Study
Centers of

Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)