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. 


 

NEW!! For Prospective Masters Students

Max Gillman, Friedrich A. Hayek Professor in Economic History, has announced the creation of a new Graduate Award starting in the Fall of 2019. The F.A. Hayek Masters in Economics Student Assistantship Award is being granted on a continuing basis. The Award includes a stipend; graduate tuition is covered as part of the appointment as well. The Department of Economics is excited to have this additional student funding available for the recruitment (and/or retention) of highly qualified graduate students.

 

The Manjarrez Hawn and Centene Charitable Foundation Scholarship in Economics is awarded annually to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate student who is majoring in economics, has demonstrated academic merit, and is from an underrepresented population in the economics discipline.

 

The Mary and David Suiter Scholarship in Economics is awarded annually to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate student who is majoring in economics, has demonstrated academic merit, and is from an underrepresented population in the economics discipline.

 

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

 

The Robert L. Sorensen Scholarship is awarded annually to either a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate major in economics, or to an economics MA graduate student with at least 6 credit hours in economics, who have demonstrated academic merit. 

 

The Elizabeth M. Clayton Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) junior or senior and to a half-time (6 hours or more per semester) graduate student who are majoring in economics and have demonstrated academic merit.


The Economics Alumni Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate major in economics who has demonstrated academic merit.


The Robert Loring Allen Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time (12 or more hours per semester) undergraduate major in economics who has demonstrated academic merit.

 

The Sangdow Tuly Scholarship in Economics is awarded annually to a full-time degree-seeking student majoring in Economics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, with consideration given to factors given including recipient’s financial need, socioeconomic challenges overcome, diversity, and future potential in economic-related professions.  

 

The Thorstein Veblen Essay Award is given each fall to an undergraduate student and a graduate student who are deemed to have written the best general economic topic essay (paper) during the previous academic year.


The Simon Kuznets Essay Award is given each fall to an undergraduate student and a graduate student who are deemed to have written the best quantitative aspect of economics topic essay (paper) during the previous academic year.



Created by alumni and friends, these scholarships help more students experience UMSL Economics. If you'd like to contribute to a Department of Economics scholarship, please:

  • Visit our online giving form.
  • In the Gift Designation area, choose Search for Designations.
  • Scroll to the very bottom of the popup menu and check the box titled Other Fund.
  • In the Gift Instructions box, please type the name(s) of the scholarship(s) you'd like to support.


Feel free to email giving@umsl.edu with any questions you may have or call 314-516-5756 between 9 am and 5 pm (CST), Monday thru Friday.