Scholarships and Departmental Awards:
Details for Current Scholarship Applications:
Annually, four Barham Scholarships worth $2,500 each are awarded to students who are declared majors 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:
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.