QC Economics
Scholarships and Departmental Awards:

Details for Current Scholarship Applications:

Barham Scholarships

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:
1. To be eligible to apply or to be nominated, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA in their BBA and economics course work, and at least a 3.4 GPA overall. The awards are open to juniors and sophomores.
2. Faculty may nominate outstanding students. Students may nominate themselves.
3. Students must submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the department of economics. The letter should be emailed to david.gabel@qc.cuny.edu.
4. The scholarship committee consists of three faculty members from the department of economics. 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.
5. Four $2500 scholarships are given each year; scholarships are not renewable.
Resumes should be submitted on paper to the Economics Department no later than 5pm on May 5, 2014. Please attach your college transcript(s).

Departmental Awards

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.