Scholarships and Departmental Awards:
Details for Current Scholarship Applications:
$7500 in Scholarships Available!
1. $2,500 Business Forum Scholarship for Sophomores & Juniors;
Awards will be made at the upcoming Business Forum on June 5th, featuring Scott Stringer, Comptroller for NYC.
Students need to submit, no later than Monday May 18th:
1) A letter expressing interest and need*
Consideration will be given to students who have been active in the Business Forum and other QC related business events.
All applications must be submitted to Elvira Casper at Elvira.Casper@qc.cuny.edu or hard copies to PH 331.
Queens College Business Forum Scholarship Competition
The sponsors of the Queens College Business Forum (Farrell Fritz, Investors Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Melrose Credit Union) are pleased to announce the 2015 QCBF Scholarship competition. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded at the June 2015 Business Forum.
Guidelines for Application Business Forum Scholarship
The QCBF Scholarship is given to a student in one of the Queens College business programs (Accounting, Economics, BBA, and BALA) with outstanding academic performance and who demonstrates an enthusiasm and/or appreciation for the field that suggests she/he will go on to a successful career. Consideration will also be given to service to the community or to the College and fellow students, as well as employment experience and extracurricular activities.
The Barham Scholarship, worth $2,500, will be awarded to a student who is a declared major in economics or business. The main award criteria are academic performance and demonstration of interest in the subject matter. Details of the Barham Scholarships application process are as follows:
Decisions will be based on reviews of transcripts (GPA and courses taken), and letters of recommendation. Consideration will also be given to service to the department and the college, as well as, extracurricular activities. The decision of the committee is final.
Resumes should be submitted on paper to the Economics Department no later than 5pm on May 15, 2015. Please attach your college transcript(s).
Economics and BBA graduating seniors who have achieved superior academic performance are also eligible to receive departmental awards. The awards are presented annually at the Annual Economics and Business Dinner that takes place at the end of the Spring Semester. The selection process involves a vote by the faculty.
Anne Hill Award is given in loving memory of our beloved former chair and colleague, M. Anne Hill.
The Arthur D. Gayer Memorial Award is given to a graduating senior who has concentrated in Economics and has achieved a record of superior scholarship in this field.
The Economics Department Faculty Award is awarded for outstanding contribution in the classroom.
The Henry S. Miller Award is given to a graduating Economics major who has contributed the most distinguished service in advancing the Department's professional interest.
The Matthew Simon Award is given to a graduating senior who has concentrated in Economics and has achieved a record of superior scholarship in this field. Preference is give to students who are planning graduate work in Economics.
The Persia Campbell Award is given for an outstanding undergraduate research paper in Economics.
The Steve E. Burdman Memorial Award is given by the Delta Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon to a graduating Economics major who is also an active member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, for combination of scholastic achievement and service.
The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award is given to an Economics major with a record of superior scholarship. Preference is given to students planning graduate work in management or public administration.
The William Withers Award is given to a graduating senior Economics major who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship, creativity, and intellectual curiosity.