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Discover Actuarial Science

Discover Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science


Are you a rising high school sophomore or junior who enjoys math, solving problems and helping people make good decisions? Take the first step toward finding your future career and apply for the free Discover Actuarial Science high school program. No prior coursework in actuarial science or business necessary.


June 12-14, 2023
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Apply By Saturday, April 8, 2023

Nominate A Student to Attend

Teachers, counselors and alumni are encouraged to nominate one or more students they think would be excellent candidates. Click nominate below and provide us with your student’s contact information and why they would be excellent candidates for this program.

Nominate by March 31

Explore Careers

Explore Careers in Actuarial Science and Business

At Discover Acturarial Science, you will

  • Meet industry professionals and tour their workplaces.
  • Compete to create solutions to a business problem.
  • Celebrate with your parents/guardians at a reception sponsored by the Nebraska Actuaries Club.

Get the Scoop on College Life

The free program also enables you to

  • Meet college and high school students with similar interests as you.
  • Experience what it’s like to live on campus by staying in a university residence hall.
  • Learn how to prepare for college, pay for school, engage support and make your future.
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Application Requirements

Application Requirements

To become a part of Discover Actuarial Science, you must

  • Complete your sophomore or junior year in spring of 2023.
  • Completed algebra II or provide a teacher recommendation.
  • Have earned a minimum GPA of at least 3.0.



Vagts, Sue
Director of the Actuarial Science Program, Ameritas Actuarial Faculty Fellow, David P. Hayes Chair of Actuarial Science and Associate Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science
HLH 415 B
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490


Clemens, Heather
Ameritas Actuarial Faculty Fellow, Seacrest Teaching Fellow, Assistant Director and Associate Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science
HLH 415 C
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490