Scholarship & Award Recipients

The School of Business, Government, and Economics at Seattle Pacific University awards undergraduate scholarships and special end-of-year awards to students who exemplify excellence in their respective field of study. All are made possible by generous donations from alumni, businesses, and friends of the School of Business, Government, and Economics.


2021 – 2022

McKenna Christian Leadership    
Mariah Alexander
Shaylynne Matayoshi
Bonnie Tran

Frances Lydia Denniston

Maya Watson

Kauppila Family
Shiasia Carter
Landry Overton

Rotary Club of Magnolia
Rachel Berg
McKenzie Jamieson
Grace Kelly
Ester Nascimento
Lhakpa Sherpa

Anderson Family
Shiasia Carter

Anduin Foundation
Hunter Beirne
Ashlynn Burgess
Kaitlynn Knocke
Matthew Samson
Austin Kainoa Lee

Business Leader
Luke Haines

Dupar Foundation
Samantha Askegard
Noel Goodwin
Christian Hernandez Medina
Nathan Judd

SBGE Academic Excellence
Steven Kotansky

Moss Adams
Rachel LaBrie
Yessenia Maldonado

Vicki Lee Morley Memorial
Annabelle Sukin

E. Gerald and Katherine Teel
Kayla Nasralla
Tenley Nelsen
Alondra Perez Arrezola
Victoria Thornton

F. Wesley Walls and Elizabeth Walls
Weiran Tian

Ned Bohrer
Shaylynne Matayoshi

Charles & Barbara Anderson
Krystal Kaufman
Leira Joyce Vea 
Carissa Xayasensouk

Jordan L Crouch
Cadence Moore

Gwendolyn & Janet Koch
Harrison Van Echten

Monty & Eunice Morton

Elaun Cobb

O'Leary Family
Eden Berhanu

Lisa Klein Surdyk Memorial
Ada Mari Campos-Sanchez

Annual Awards

2020 – 2021

Orrin E. Tiffany Political Science Student of the Year Award

Omar Burns Award for Political Science

C.Y. Chiang Award for International Affairs

F. Wesley Walls Award for Law & Public Policy

Kathleen Braden Award for Global Development Studies

Douglas A. Downing Distinguished Economics Award

Distinguished Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Award

Gordon & Mary Nygard Writing Award
Cambria Judd Babbitt

Amazon Spheres

Alumni Influence Amazon

Find out about how Business Administration graduate David Charcas '01 and other SPU alumni are making a positive impact at one of the world's leading companies here in Seattle.

Does Business Matter to God?

Does Business Matter to God?

Yes, says Jeff Van Duzer, former dean of the School of Business, Government, and Economics. Read his award-winning article in SPU's Response magazine.