Part-Time Scholarships

Spencer awards Part-time Master’s Scholarships to risk practitioners who attend graduate school part-time or online, while working full-time. Selected recipients will receive awards of up to $10,000. The financial amount of the award would be equal to the student’s actual tuition and fees cost, offset by any corporate reimbursement, to a maximum of $10,000.

View 2017 recipients

Eligibility Criteria

The Education Committee of the Foundation will consider applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrollment status: Part-time Master’s candidate (minimum 12 hours of study per 12 month period)
  • Field of study – normally a major or minor in a risk-management discipline
  • Career objective in risk management
  • Relevant work experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong undergraduate academic performance
  • Documentation outlining employer’s tuition reimbursement policy
  • Candidates in Executive MBA programs are ineligible for these scholarships.



The application portal opens in February applications with a May 1 deadline.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Spencer 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.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email Angela Sabatino, or call her at 212-655-5223.


2017 Recipients

Alyssa Bouchard
Boston University  |  Markel

Kristen Gindele
Lasalle University  |  Munich Reinsurance America

Nicholas Glaser
Boston University  |  Liberty Mutual

Shan He
University of Colorado - Denver  |  Choi's Accounting, LLC

Shane Hogan
New York University  |  Aon

Jacquelyn Kamstra
Marylhurst University  |  Nike, Inc.

Chul Hyung Lee
St. John's University  |  Western World Insurance

William Lehman
Olivet College |  Cook Group

Jessica Rosser
Florida State University  |  Crown Castle International

Justin Ruehs
Olivet College  |  AIG

Matthew J. Shoaf
Villanova University  |  Munich Reinsurance America