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Economics is a method rather than a doctrine, an apparatus of the mind, a technique of thinking which helps its possessor to draw correct conclusions.
John Maynard Keynes

Economic Awards

Reward Reception

The Economics Department gives out one scholarship and four awards every year. Scholarship recipients are selected in the spring for the following academic year. In order to be considered for 2017-2018, the application (FAFSA) and recommendations must be submitted online by deadline of February 15, 2017The department also requires a supplemental form to be filled out for the scholarship and all awards.  You can pick the form up in the department.The supplemental application is due at the end of February.  Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!  The awards are grade, contribution and need based.  Two are for juniors becoming seniors.

The Department of Economics, in conjunction with the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, present the following awards/scholarship to the highest achieving Economics major each spring semester.  The awards are presented either at spring graduation ceremonies or during the annual Economics Awards Ceremony held the week of spring graduation.  The scholarship is awarded over the summer and presented in the fall.


The yearly awards are: