Master and doctorate-degree students interested in performing research financial analysis, investment management or corporate finance as they relate to natural disaster mitigation or preparation are encouraged to apply now for a new $1,500 State Farm Financial Services Scholarship to meet the February, 15, 2012 deadline.

The Scholarship was recently unveiled by the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), the country’s leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.

Winners will be recognized at the 2012 FLASH Annual Meeting in October at Lake Buena Vista, FL, at which time they will be required to present their research findings as posters.

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