UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS  

The Spencer Educational Foundation awards scholarships to full-time undergraduate students. Some of the scholarships are general as well as named and memorial scholarships.

GENERAL FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

The Education Committee of the Foundation will consider applicants who meet the following criteria for the 2016-17 academic year:

  • Full-time student (12 hours or more per term)* undergraduate junior/senior
  • Field of study – normally a major or minor in a risk-management discipline
  • Career objectives in risk management
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Relevant work experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Doctoral students should have had meaningful work experience
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university

Application Deadline

  • January 31, 2016

Application Package

A complete application typically requires the application, an essay, a resume, and a transcript. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Spencer Educational Foundation awards scholarships on the basis of merit and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, handicap or veteran status.

Resume Book

Students awarded scholarships will have their resumes included in the Foundation’s Resume Book, which is distributed to top Foundation supporters. Those selected for named/memorial scholarships may be contacted by the sponsors of that scholarship.

Contact Information

If you have any question or would like additional information, please email Angela Sabatino, Program Director, or call her at 212.655.6223.

NAMED AND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Spencer Educational Foundation awards Named and Memorial Scholarships to full-time undergraduate students. These scholarships frequently have a designated value and eligibility criteria and are chosen by the Foundation’s Education Committee from the pool of applications received.

In addition to the Foundation’s scholarship criteria, named/ memorial scholarships may have additional requirements. All students who apply and meet the Committee’s criteria will be considered for these scholarships. The Committee will consider applicants who meet the following criteria for the 2016-17 year:

 

NAMED AND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIPAMOUNTELIGIBILITY
Allied World Assurance
Company (AWAC)
$5,000All applicants are eligible
Liberty Mutual Group
Scholarship
(up to 4 individual
awards)
$5,000All applicants are eligible
Dr. Ellen Thrower
Scholarship
$5,000Students attending St. John's University
RIMS Atlanta Chapter
Scholarship
$5,000Permanent residents of Georgia
E.J. Leverett Memorial
Scholarship (Atlanta
Chapter)
$5,000Permanent residents of Georgia
RIMS Chicago Chapter
Scholarship
$5,000Undergraduate students attending a college or university in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin
Gabriel Lugo
Scholarship
(RIMS Dallas/Ft. Worth
Chapter)
$5,000Permanent residents of Texas
William J. Clagnaz
ACE USA Memorial
Scholarship
$5,000Permanent residents of New York City, including
any of the five boroughs
John T. Lockton
Memorial Scholarships
(up to 10 individual
awards)
$5,000Undergraduate risk management/insurance and
business administration majors
FM Global Scholarship
(up to 2 individual
awards)
$5,000All applicants are eligible
Dante Petrizzo
Memorial Scholarship
(RIMS NY Chapter)
$5,000Permanent residents of the Tri-State area
(Connecticut, New Jersey or New York)
Thomas Regan
Memorial/RIMS
New York Chapter
Scholarship
$5,000Permanent residents of the Tri-State area
(Connecticut, New Jersey or New York)
RIMS New Jersey
Chapter
$5,000Permanent residents of New Jersey
September 11th
Memorial Scholarship
$5,000Awarded to one student based on the
Foundation’s criteria plus leadership abilities
XL Capital Group/
Ian R. Heap Memorial
Scholarship
$5,000All applicants are eligible
Zurich Insurance Group Scholarship$5,000All applicants are eligible

Scholarship Application

Access the APPLICATION PORTAL

The application will go live October 5, 2015.

2016 Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship applications must be completed by January 31, 2016.

Thank you.