Pete Gunn Scholarship

Each year MCIEF selects industry associates to award the Pete Gunn Scholarship. The only requirement is that the associates must be new to transportation insurance and have a desire to become educated.

Pete Gunn cared deeply about the entire transportation industry including truckers and the education process. Pete Gunn focused on how he could positively impact the industry by first becoming the best insurance advisor that he could be. In 1964 he started in the insurance business and quickly became an agency owner with Morgan,Trevathan & Gunn Insurance in Kentucky. Pete Gunn was constantly learning and in only four years he obtained his CPCU in 1968. He later obtained his CIC in 1984 and his TRS in 2013. Pete Gunn was involved in educating hundreds of industry associates through his position as an instructor for the National Alliance.

With the creation and founding of MCIEF, Pete Gunn was always interested in creating programs and teaching. Both his willingness to share his knowledge and professionalism with others will never be forgotten.

The Pete Gunn Scholarship is a yearly reminder of Pete and his legacy. The scholarship is valued at $2,500 and includes:

  • 1 Trucking U Seat
  • 1 Advanced Coverage seat plus 2 nights hotel stay*
  • 1 Advanced Underwriting seat plus 2 nights hotel stay*
  • 1 Annual Conference seat

*hotel stay not applicable for online courses & events

Applications are due back by August 31, 2022. All scholarship awards will be announced at the 2022 Annual Conference, October 2022.

Must be an active MCIEF member to apply for the scholarship.

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