The Camilla G. Belser Memorial Scholarship Fund


Cammy Belser was one of the founding members of the Long Island Insurance Community (LIIC) and from its inception until her untimely passing; she served as the inspirational leader of the organization. The Long Island Insurance Community Board, members and United Way of Long Island mourn the passing of our beloved colleague Cammy Belser. In memory of Cammy, and her commitment to education and the insurance industry, The Long Island Insurance Community established the Camilla G. Belser Memorial Scholarship Fund through United Way of Long Island in her honor.


The Camilla G. Belser Memorial  Scholarship offers up to $5,000 spread over 2 years to a student who will be attending Nassau or Suffolk Community College. We will consider other accredited two-year colleges.



Applications are currently open for 2022-2023. Application deadline is Monday, April 25, 2022.. Read More

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior residing in Nassau or Suffolk County
  • Applicant must have been accepted to Nassau or Suffolk Community College (Other accredited two-year colleges will be considered)
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need; a copy of your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and parent/guardian's most recent 1040 (first 2 pages only) must be submitted with the application
  • Applicant must be available for an interview with the Program Chairperson if deemed necessary
Application Checklist 
Have you included?
  • Completed Application Page ____
  • Copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and parent/guardian's mostrecent 1040 (first 2 pages only) ____
  • Copy of SAT and/or ACT Scores ____
  • Copy of college acceptance letter (if available) ____
  • Copy of student's resume ____
  • Student's essay/personal statement ____
  • Copy of student's High School Transcript or GED with scores ____
  • Two letters of recommendation_______

Your application is only considered complete and valid when all items listed are included together.

Note to Guidance Counselors: Please provide transcript & recommendation letters to students to be emailed or mailed with all other materials - DO NOT SEND SEPARATELY

Send to:

OR by Mail to:

United Way of Long Island
Belser Memorial Scholarship Fund
Attn: Biena Depena
819 Grand Blvd.
Deer Park, New York 11729