Economics Scholarship Application

Overview: This application will be applied to scholarships offered through the department of Economics, as well as those offered through the College of Social and Behavioral Science. For information on the specific scholarships offered, as well as resources to aid in the preparation of your application, please refer to the College of Social and Behavioral Science scholarship page here.

Requirements: Must be a declared Economics major. 

Please note: If you are a double major within the College of Social and Behavioral Science you must complete a departmental application for each of your majors in order to be considered for all possible scholarships.

Questions: Please email

Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your anticipated semester and year of graduation? (EX: Spring 2024)
  2. Why are you pursuing an Economics degree, and what are your educational and career plans? Please make an effort to be thoughtful and clear in this personal statement. The purpose is to help us understand what has brought you to this point in your life, and where you intend to go. This statement will also help us ascertain how well you write. (Max 250 words.)

  3. Do you consider yourself historically underrepresented? If you do, please explain. (Max 100 words.)

  4. Please submit a one page resume: Please include your academic achievements and professional work experience, and any accolades, volunteer experience, or extracurricular activities. (PDF only.)

  5. To be eligible for scholarships that list financial need as a criterion, a completed FAFSA application is required.

    Applicants who are U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Eligible Nonresidents as defined by FAFSA are encouraged to complete an online federal financial aid application. Students not able to file an online FAFSA application (i.e., Dreamers with or without DACA and International Students) can fill out a paper application and submit it to the University Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid in the Student Services Building, Room 105. Click here to determine if you are eligible to complete an online FAFSA application.

    • Are you completing an electronic or paper FAFSA application?
    • Will you have completed your FAFSA application by April 1, 2023?
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