BFSB and the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas are partnering to provide full scholarships for the Associates in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation offered by the [International Center for Captive Insurance Education]( (ICCIE).

ICCIE is the first and only comprehensive captive insurance education program in North America, and its mission is *“To be the premier provider of captive insurance education and to offer the pre-eminent professional designation in captive insurance.”* The courses offered are relevant to any domicile around the world, and ICCIE’s faculty members are recognised for their expertise in various captive insurance specialties. The professional designation was developed in response to a need identified by captive insurance professional, and has been acknowledged as the standard in the industry.

BFSB CEO Aliya Allen points out that the initiative is being undertaken in collaboration with the Bahamas Insurance Association and the Insurance Institute of The Bahamas, who also will participate on the evaluation committee for selecting scholarship recipients. “*Especially targeted are those persons who are interested in the captives sector and who have an intention to work in or to assist the industry,”* she says.

See below for the Application Form.