Naef Scholars Program Committee


David Madsen (Moderator)
Hyun Jung Kim
Teresa Ling
Laurie Prince
Andrew Tadie
2nd Year Naef Scholar


Supports financially and educationally upper-level undergraduate students of the University who have demonstrated intellectual skill and leadership potential.


Recommendatory to the President, through the Provost.


Committee meets from late April through mid-May. Decisions for the following year are made by June 1.


Program moderator appointed by the President; 4 faculty members from various schools/colleges; Student Development office representative; 2nd year Naef Scholar.

Reports to

President on matters of scholar selection, but in all other matters the moderator reports to Provost.

Minutes Distribution

Distributed to moderator and President.

Chair or Contact Person/Telephone Number

David Madsen 206-296-6938


First awarded in 1983 and named after Sue Naef, who left her estate to the university for scholarships upon her death in 1982. Those eligible for the award are nominated by any member of the university community and a full-time student in the Albers School, College of Arts and Science, School of Nursing and Matteo Ricci College. Students in the School of Science and Engineering are eligible for a similar program, the Bannan Scholarship, which can be found here: Scholarships.