Student Awards

Scholarships & Awards booklet/application are available in the Department office or the Dean's office. You must apply before the deadlines.

Economics Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Outstanding Graduate Student Award Recipients
Amount: $500
Open to: Graduate students in economics

This annual award recognizes outstanding academic achievement, demonstrated intellectual growth and development, and participation in departmental activities.

Criteria: Academic achievement and Departmental participation


Economics Outstanding Senior Award

Outstanding Senior Award Recipients
Amount: $500
Open to: Senior economics majors
This annual award recognizes outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated intellectual growth and development.
Criteria: Academic achievement based substantially on GPA and other evidence of academic achievement.


Economics Wall Street Journal Student Award

Wall Street Journal Award Recipients
Amount: One years subscription to the WSJ plus an engraved gift from WSJ
Open to: Economics majors
This annual award recognizes academic performance and extra-curricular activities.
Criteria: Academic performance and Extra-curricular activities


Formuzis-Pickersgill-Hunt Student Paper Award
Amount: First Prize $500, Second Prize $300, Third Prize $200

Open to: All undergraduate students enrolled in an economics class or an economics major. This award is funded by two Emeriti Professors of Economics and is intended to encourage and reward the writing of original papers on economic issues, problems, or policies.

Criteria: The paper must contain a rigorous analytical or empirical defense of a thesis or investigation of a problem of interest to economists. See department office for the format of the paper.
Deadline May 2, 2005


Murray Wolfson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1000
Open to: Graduate student in Economics

This scholarship is instituted by the Department of Economics to honor the memory of Professor Murray Wolfson, a distinguished teacher and scholar who exemplified a high commitment to graduate teaching and scholarly research throughout his life.

Criteria: This memorial scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student in Economics with the best performance (highest GPA above 3.75) in the four core courses in the MA Economics program. The scholarship seeks to reward and to encourage the graduate student who shows the greatest potential for success in the MA program.


Economics Faculty Student Achievement Award
Amount: First award given (May, 2000) was $200 plus an engraved gift
Open to: All Economics Majors

This annual award reflects the Departments recognition of outstanding academic achievement and performance with distinction in the classroom.

Criterion: Outstanding Student Achievement



Norman Townshend-Zellner Award

Norman -Townshend Zellner Award Recipients
Amount: $300
Open to: All Economics Majors

The Norman-Townshend-Zellner Award is offered each year in recognition of outstanding student service. Named in honor of Professor Norman Townshen-Zellner, the first Chair of the Economics Department and founder of the Center of Economics Education, this award is open to all junior and senior-level students in the economics major.

Criterion: Outstanding Student Service


Levern Graves Award
Amount: $300
Open to: All Econ Majors

The Levern Graves Award is offered each year in honor of Professor Levern Graves, one of the founding members of the Economics Department. All junior-level students in the economics major are invited to apply. The award recognizes a combination of outstanding scholarship in the classroom and service to the department.

Criteria: outstanding scholarship and service to the department



The Emeriti Faculty and Staff Award
Amount: $100
Open to: Senior Economics Majors

The Emeriti Faculty and Staff Award is offered each year in recognition of academic achievement, leadership, and service. Named in honor of all of the dedicated faculty and staff who have served within the Economics Department, this award is open to all senior-level students in the economics major.

Criteria: academic achievement, leadership, and service


 

The Sidney Klein Economics of the Pacific Rim
(Asian Economic Development) Award
Please check with the undergraduate advisor for details

The Bessie Messing Comparative Economics Systems Award
Please check with the undergraduate advisor for details


Stewart Long Graduate Study Award I

Amount: $1,500

Established by: This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Stewart Long, former Chair of the Economics Department to encourage post-graduate study in Economics, or related disciplines such as Law.

Open to: Senior economics majors



Stewart Long Graduate Study Award II

Please check with the graduate advisor for details



Klein Family Awards
Amount: $50
Open to: Students in Economics 330 or Economics 332
The Klein Family awards were established by Emeritus professor Sidney Klein in honor of his family. One award recognizes the outstanding undergraduate student each year in Economics 330 (Comparative Economics Systems) and the other award recognizes the outstanding student in Economics 332 (Economics of Pacific Rim).
Criteria: Grade A in Economics 330 or Economics 332. Other evidence of academic achievement in Economics 330 or Economics 332

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