Awards

The School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University is proud of our students and we celebrate the awards and honors they have received.

2017-18 M.P.A. student awards

  • Margaret and Leo Stine Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Breanna Kevil
  • Nonprofit Leadership Scholarship: Krista Hampton

2016-17 M.P.A. student awards

  • Margaret and Leo Stine Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Ryan Cyzman
  • M.P.A Emerging Scholar Award: Charles Bowden
  • M.P.A Scholar award for Best Project Paper: Bridget Saxton
  • M.P.A.Scholar award for Best Research Proposal: Scott Wyzgoski
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Nonprofit Governance: Ryan Cyzman
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Organizational Theory and Behavior: Antoinetta McKay, Peter Wills, and Breanna Kevil
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Performance and Information Technology: Bridget Saxton
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Supervisory Skills/Community Engagement: Jeremy Byma

2015-16 M.P.A. student awards

  • Margaret and Leo Stine Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Nicole Milliman
  • M.P.A. Emerging Scholar Award: Antoinetta McKay, Ryan Cyzman, DeAnna White, Kevin Haynes, and Breanna Kevil 
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Performance and Information Technology: Kathryn Wood and Ryan Cyzman
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Best Project Paper: Tonya Seely, Jennifer Nottingham, Jennifer Hsu, and Antoinetta McKay
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Nonprofit Governance: Jennifer Hsu and Jeffrey Hillman
  • Nonprofit Leadership Scholarship: Esther Sharra
  • Best Research Proposal: Nicole Milliman and Eric Schroeder
  • Capital Area Higher Education Network's 2016 Outstanding Adult Learner: Amanda Koller

2014-15 M.P.A. student awards

  • Margaret and Leo Stine Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Jonathan Bowen
  • M.P.A. Emerging Scholar Award: Seth Anderson, Christopher Caprara, and Stacey Johnson
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Administrative and Delivery of Health Services: Brandon Meissner
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Best Project Paper: Jeff Carroll and Ciara Coleman
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Nonprofit Governance: Andrew Johnson
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Organizational Theory and Behavior: Michelle Eichorst, James Smith, and Robert Welton
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Supervisory Skills/Community Engagement: April Kuehn
  • Nonprofit Leadership Scholarship: Brooke Hill

2013-14 undergraduate student awards

  • Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program:  Genelle Moger

2013-14 M.P.A. and Ph.D. student awards

  • A. Robert Kleiner Memorial Scholarship (sponsored by the WMU-AAUP chapter):  Kevin Wordelman
  • ASPA Founders' Fellows for Ph.D. students:  Christopher Bolt and Emma Powell
  • Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award, department M.P.A. scholar (given by the Graduate College): Ann Moenke
  • Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award, the department Ph.D. scholar (given by the Graduate College): Nanda Wijayanti
  • Margaret and Leo Stine Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Mary Fortney
  • M.P.A. Emerging Scholar Award: Tiffany Eichorst and Douglas Ferrall
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Best Project Paper: Yu Tu and Jessica Hermann-Wilmarth
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Best Research Proposal: Jessica Hermann-Wilmarth
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Nonprofit Governance: Eric Lipinski
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Organization Theory and Behavior:  Sarah Cummins
  • M.P.A. Scholar Award for Performance and Information Technology: Tyler Leppanen
  • M.P.A. Scholarship: Kelli Rosenbaum
  • WKKF Community Leadership Network Fellowship (sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation):  Miguel Torres