Spencer ScholarsHIP RECIPIENTS


2019 SPENCER SCHOLARS

Our 2019 scholars, selected and screened from a record pool of more than 550 applicants, represent 30 schools. These awards bring the number of scholarships awarded by the Foundation to 1,128.

To apply for a 2020 full-time undergraduate, graduate or pre-dissertation Ph.D. scholarship, please click here.


The five highest ranked students received a $7,500 scholarship


Melanie Keusch
Olivet College

Lauren M. Morell
La Salle University

Ann E. Pogrebitskiy
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Varun Sivakumar
Temple University

Andrew J. Todd
Olivet College


$5,000 Scholarship Awards

Stewart Manges
Olivet College
Robert and John Gallagher Memorial Scholarship

Samuel A. Marlett
University of South Carolina
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Matthew R. Masenheimer
Temple University
FM Global Scholarships

Amanda M. Mills
Florida State University

Kayla E. Morrison
University of Georgia

Jules Audrey E. Mpako
Georgia State University
Liberty Mutual Group Scholarship

Ayesha Munnaza
Georgia State University

Mark S. Murdoch
Illinois State University

Chloe Anais Ouedraogo
Georgia State University

Emily J. Pancoast
Temple University

Nitai J. Patel
Temple University
Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

Mufaro Pazvakawambwa
Walla Walla University

Erica Perry
Indiana State University

Devyani D. Persaud
St. John’s University
Dante Petrizzo Memorial/
RIMS New York Chapter Scholarship

Kylie J. Persons
Temple University
Liberty Mutual Group Scholarship

Rachel L. Pleasants
East Carolina University

Michael R. Ramsey
Florida State University
Zurich Scholarship

Jack W. Richards
Drake University
Liberty Mutual Group Scholarship

Stephanie W. Richardson
Franklin University
September 11 Memorial Scholarship

Katherine E. Ross
St. John’s University
Allied World Scholarship

Nicholas J. Sarver
Temple University

Erika P. Sreenan
Illinois State University
RIMS Chicago Chapter Scholarship

Neviditha Srinivasa
University Of Texas – Dallas
Gabriel Lugo Memorial/RIMS Dallas/
Ft. Worth Chapter Scholarship

Luke M. Swiatek
Temple University                                                    

Phillip W. Walker, III
University of Georgia

Lisa K. Virkkunen
Temple University
Ian Heap Memorial/XL Catlin Scholarship

Tyler Q. Welch
Temple University                                                    

Bradley T. Wilkes
Appalachian State University

Yiqi Zhao
Temple University

Brian J. Zimmie
Temple University

Shahzain Amin
Georgia State University
RIMS Atlanta Chapter Scholarship

Tommy Anderson
University of St. Thomas

Kyle Angelilli
Temple University

Emily C. Bauer
University of Georgia
E.J. Leverett Memorial/Atlanta Chapter Scholarship

Jon Beach
Temple University

Liam V. Benjamin
St. John’s University
Thomas Regan Memorial/
RIMS NY Chapter Scholarship

Renata Bruno
St. John’s University
Elizabeth Lisle Scholarship

Macy L. Butz
Florida State University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.
Scholarships (7)

Harrison W. Cameron
Appalachian State University

Kayla M. Cecchine
St. Joseph’s University
Wm. J. Clagnaz Memorial/Chubb Scholarship

Li-Hsuan (Karen) Chung
Temple University

Lauren T. Close
Temple University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Kyle D. Collins
Indiana State University

Kyrsten N. Cregger
La Salle University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Gregory T. Darling
Indiana State University

Michael J. Di Rienzo
St. Joseph’s University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Katelyn A. Ertel
Indiana State University

Emily A. Fishel
University of Iowa

William D. Fleming
University of Cincinnati

Chaviva N. Galapo
Temple University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Devon F. Goolsby
Appalachian State University
FM Global Scholarships (2)

Rebecca Gradle
Temple University

Zachary Holt
Indiana State University
John T. Lockton Memorial/Lockton Cos.

Gillian M. Kehs
Temple University

Angelina Lam
Florida State University
Steven Penman Memorial/Sedgwick Scholarship

Zachary D. Lew
Illinois State University

Allen Lin
Temple University
Liberty Mutual Group  Scholarships (4)

Ernest H. Lin
Rutgers University
RIMS New Jersey Chapter Scholarship

Duc Lu
Temple University

Arshiana N. Binte Mahbub
St. John’s University
Ellen Thrower Scholarship

Yi Jian MaMa
University of Georgia

Graduate/Master Degree Scholarships
$10,000 Scholarship Awards

Karl J. Bissett
Ohio State University

Joel D. Dillon
St. John’s University

Wei He
St. John’s University

Jenny Le
Columbia Business School

Galvin L. Misquith
St. John’s University

Hailey J. Pacheco
University of Texas at Dallas
Anita Benedetti Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth C. Peplinski
University of Alabama

Dustin W. Winston
University of Idaho

pre-dissertation PH.D Scholarship
$10,000 Scholarship Award

Alexander Mazzafero
University of Alabama

Doctoral Candidate ScholarshipS
$10,000 Scholarship AwardS (Created in 2019)

Juan Zhang
Temple University

Chenyuan Liu
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alex Mazzaferro
University of Alabama