Scholarships in Economics

Paul and Ivy Beardslee Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student graduating from Bryan County High School who plans to major in information systems. Bryan County High School graduates who plan to major in accounting, computer science, economics, finance, information technology, logistics, management, or marketing may also be considered. Selection is based upon academic record, relevant extracurricular activities, and potential for success in the major.


Fund for American Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15 (summer); July 31 (fall); November 15 (spring)

Applicant must plan to attend one of three seven-week summer institutes or 16-week semester institute.


NABA National Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a current or potential member of NABA of ethnic minority, be enrolled full-time in an United States college or university, and meet a minimum GPA. Personal statement, resume, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required to be submitted.


Golden State Minority Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must attend school in Southern California, be African-American, Latino, Native American, or other underrepresented ethnic minority, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Applicant must be enrolled full-time, be employed no more than 25 hours per week, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Jefferson Pilot Business Fellows

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be accepted for full-time enrollment and show evidence of entrepreneurial activity or an interest in nonprofit organizations. Selection is based upon standardized test scores and academic performance. Interview is required.


Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Students

Award: $75,000, Deadline: October 2

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Award is intended to support an academic year of residence at any national residential research centers. Program encourages exchanges across disciplinary lines that can be especially helpful to deepening and expanding the significance of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.


Maine Difference Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a Maine resident attending a Maine college or university. Applicant's studies must focus on the ecology and economics of Maine.


David G. Casavan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, be a resident of a Ventura County, and be pursuing a degree in engineering, mathematics or physical science.


American Institute for Economic Research Fellowship - Summer Program

Award: $3,480, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduating senior applying to a doctoral program in economics or a student currently enrolled in such a program. Students who have successfully completed at least one summer fellowship, demonstrate potential for development as an economic scientist, and are enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program may be awarded a Fellowship In Absentia for study at the college or university of their choice following the summer fellowship. Resume, personal statement, reference letters, writing sample, and official transcript(s) are required to be submitted.


Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

Award: $9,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must be enrolled at a college or university in New York state, have completed at least 12 hours of graduate work, and demonstrate interest in improving the status of women through studies, research, employment, or volunteer work. Fellowship includes work at the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society and at either the New York state legislature, a state agency, or a statewide advocacy organization in Albany, N.Y.


Alex G. McKenna Economic and Policy Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon essay (specified topic addressing a current economic policy issue), extracurricular participation, standardized test scores, and transcript. Competition is held in fall. Registration is required.


Early American Economy and Society Fellowship

Award: $1,800, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must submit five copies of curriculum vitae, a two- to four-page description of proposed research, and one letter of recommendation. Award is for research in residence.


Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.


Visiting Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1 (fall); October 1 (spring); February 1 (summer)

Applicants with a Ph.D. or completion of all but their dissertation are preferred; applicants with demonstrably strong writing skills will be considered. Cover letter, 500-word outline of proposed course of research, resume, copy of recent publication or unpublished manuscript, and names of two academic references are required to be submitted.


Marine Policy Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have completed a doctorate degree or possess equivalent professional qualifications and must be interested in the conservation and management of marine/coastal resources. Transcripts, at least three personal references, and research proposal are required to be submitted.


U.S. Bank Minority Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 8

Applicant must be a declared major in a College of Business and Economics program, have a permanent residence in a community served by U.S. Bank, and demonstrate strong academic merit and potential. Applicant must be an African-American, Native American, Hispanic-American, or Asian/Pacific Islander.


Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.


J. Fred and Wilma D. Holly Fellowship Endowment in Economics

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Selection is based upon full-time enrollment in the Coll of Business Administration, successful academic performance, and financial need.


M. Brenn Green Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a first-time freshman who is majoring in one of the following areas: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social psychology, social work, or sociology.


Mary Caroline and Robert Oliver Carmichael Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.


Robert Brian Ellis Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must demonstrate outstanding achievement in business administration, computer science, economics, or mathematics and be enrolled as a junior.


Peggy Howard Fellowship in Economics

Award: -, Deadline: Early April

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley College. Preference is given to applicants who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.


Wallace Dabney Trevillian Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.


Departmental Entrance Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: August 1; November 15

Applicant must be enrolled in the Inst for Cooperative Education.


Enstrom Family Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Western Slope, Colo. who is enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: Late February

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident and must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Eskimo/Aleut, Hispanic, Indian.


Lambda Alpha International/Phoenix Chapter Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have completed minimum six credit hours in major and have declared a major. Applicant must be available to participate in interview with Lambda Alpha International Scholarship Committee.


ARS Graduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be of Armenian ancestry. Selection is based upon scholastic qualifications, financial need, and involvement in the Armenian community.


Danton Business/Economics Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 7

Applicant must have been admitted to the university by March 1 and be a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is transferring with an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree and majoring in business, economics, or accounting.


Hon Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be interested in pursuing economics, business, international studies, pre-med and pre-ministerial programs.