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Economics Scholarships

Economics Scholarship

Criteria

Alumni-Faculty Scholarship

Awarded to an Economics major or minor on the basis of an essay contest; must also have completed at least nine hours of economics coursework (including Principles of Economics courses) and have a 3.0 GPA in economics courses as of January 1, 2015; can also be nominated for this scholarship by an economics professor.  Monetary award is approx. $800.  Click here for essay instructions.

The Navin Scholarship for Public Sector Economics

Awarded to a rising senior majoring in Economics and is based on demonstration of interest in public sector economics.  No application necessary.  Monetary award is approximately $800.

Paul Haas Book Award

Awarded to an undergraduate student majoring or minoring in Economics or Education Integrated Social Studies with at least two Economics courses; must also demonstrate participation in community service activities, preferably ones that provide service to others; must have a minimum of junior standing and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA overall and in economics courses.

Students shall demonstrate proof of the eligibility criteria by providing a statement, consisting of one or two paragraphs, explaining their participation in and reasons for being involved with a volunteer organization together with the name of the organization and an immediate supervisor’s name and contact number.  Please enter the statement in the selection criteria field when filling out the electronic scholarship application.  Monetary award starts at $500.

The Amena Khatun Economics Scholarship

Eligibility for this scholarship is limited to students that:   1)  Are an undergraduate student enrolled at BGSU with a declared major in economics in the College of Business or the College of Arts and Sciences or a specialization offered by the Economics Department in the College of Business Administration.  2)  Have taken at least three economics courses and have achieved at least a 3.3 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale.  3)  Has demonstrated an interest in economics by their interaction with faculty, presenting papers at conferences, and/or their participation in the Economics Club.  4)  Students shall demonstrate proof of the eligibility criteria by providing a statement, no more than two pages (double-spaced), explaining their interest in economics based on statement #3 above.  Please enter the statement in the selection criteria field when filling out the electronic scholarship application.  Monetary award is approximately $1000.

The John Hoag Economics Scholarship

Awarded to a rising senior with a declared major or specialization in economics; are preferred to have completed at least 12 hours of economics coursework, although students with nine hours or more will be considered; must demonstrate academic excellence as an outstanding student; must demonstrate interest in economics through activities such as, but not limited to:  participation in research projects with faculty members, participation in economics club and student  organizations, or presentation of research.  No application necessary.  Monetary award is approximately $1000.

The Karl and Joan Vogt Leadership Scholarship in Economics

Awarded to a junior or rising senior who has demonstrated leadership roles in extracurricular activities as determined by the scholarship committee; demonstrated scholarly achievement by maintaining a 3.0 GPA or above; and must be registered at least part-time in any Economics major.  No application necessary.  Monetary award is $500.

The Dolores Reynolds Book Scholarship

The Vimala Krishnan Book Scholarship

Book scholarships are awarded to the two Economics majors with the highest GPA and who have completed at least twelve hours of Economics course work.  No application necessary.  Monetary award starts at $150.

Please note: monetary awards may vary with market conditions.

For further details about these scholarships, please contact the Economics Department at (419) 372-2646.