Partial Waiver of Meeting Fees

Eligibility: Full-time academic member, Full-time faculty (CAE), SOA Hickman Scholar, Credentialed Ph.D. candidate

Contact Tiffany Tatsumi, Manager, University Programs to request authorization for this academic benefit.

Qualified SOA Meetings: The following SOA meetings are approved for partial waivers:

  • Life & Annuity Symposium
  • Health Meeting
  • Valuation Actuary Symposium
  • Annual Meeting
  • Predictive Analytics Symposium 
  • Fellowship Admissions Course


A partial waiver equal to 50 percent of the full SOA member registration fee for the qualifying meeting is available for SOA members who are full-time academics, full-time faculty at CAE schools, active SOA Hickman Scholars and credentialed Ph.D. candidates. Requests for partial fee waivers must be made at the time of registration.


  • In a given calendar year, the amount waived for a single meeting may not exceed the regular SOA member registration fee for the SOA Annual Meeting in that calendar year.
  • No individual may have more than $2,500 (U.S.) total in waived fees per calendar year.