William Duffy was an early member of the Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters and a strong promoter of continuing education. Duffy served as one of the instructors for the first Registered Health Underwriter class held by the AAHU in 1984.
The William Duffy Scholarship was established to honor students of risk management from the University of Georgia. William Duffy understood the need for advanced education in the insurance field to help improve the quality of health coverage and the care Americans receive, and the $1,000 scholarship established in his name assists with educating a deserving student in the field of insurance.
The student will be selected using the following criteria for the William Duffy Scholarship:
- A deserving full-time student
- Attending the Terry College of Business- Risk Management Major
- Career interest- Insurance