Department of Economics

Economic Awards

The Economics Department gives out one scholarship and four awards every year. Scholarship/Award recipients are selected in the spring for the following academic year. Scholarship applicants, in order to be considered for 2019-2020, follow the timeline and deadlines for FAFSA.  

For the scholarship and all awards, the Economics Department requires a supplemental form to be filled out.  You can pick the form up in the department office. 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 of the awards 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:

Smale Scholarship recipient shaking hands