Economics

Scholarships and Awards

 

The Department of Economics is pleased to offer a number of scholarships and awards to economic majors, all which are based on merit.  A departmental committee chooses the recipients of these awards based upon nomination and recommendations of individual faculty members. 

 

The Sharon G. Levin Scholarship is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate major in economics who has demonstrated academic merit and financial need.


The Elizabeth M. Clayton Memorial Scholarship is based upon merit and is awarded at the end of both the fall and winter semester to an undergraduate and graduate economics major. 


The Thorstein Veblen Essay Award is given each spring to the student (undergraduate and graduate) who is deemed to have written the best general economic topic essay (paper).


The Simon Kuznets Essay Award is given each spring to the student (undergraduate and graduate) who is deemed to have written the best quantitative aspect of economics topic essay (paper).