Scholarships

John Kenneth Galbraith Scholarship in Economics

Awarded to the student with the highest combined average in Economics (ECON) courses. No application necessary.  To be eligible for this award, the student must be registered in one of the majors offered by the Department of Economics and must have completed between 12.50 and 15.00 credits.

Warren Jestin Scholarship in Canadian Economic Policy

Awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average across all economics policy courses taken. The winner of this award must be a full-time registered student in the BAH.ECON or BCOM.MEIF program, completed a minimum of two credits in the 3000 and 4000 level courses oriented towards economic policy, has achieved a minimum average of 80% in those courses, and has completed at least 15.0 credits towards their degree completion. Application is not required.

Jack Madden Medal in Economic History

Awarded to an Honours Economics student who has completed at least one Economic History course at any time throughout their program with the highest grade in the course and are graduating in the Winter semester, or have graduated in the previous Fall or Summer.

John Vanderkamp Memorial Scholarship in Economics

The award winner will be selected on the basis of high academic achievement, particularly in the applied Economics courses, and the award will be presented after the recipient has registered in a subsequent semester of an honours specialization in the B.A. in Economics. The award winner must be a student registered in an Economics specialization in the B.A. program who has competed between 12.5 and 15.0 credits, and has declared his/her intention to proceed in the honours program. Students must apply to Student Financial Services by June 30 with a letter describing involvement in extra-curricular activities and two reference letters from counsellors, teachers or mentors.

William J. Furlong Scholarship in Microeconomics

Awarded to the student with the highest final grade in Introductory Microeconomics (ECON*1050) in the fall semester. Award winner must be registered in any program offered by the College of Business and Economics. Application is not required.

CSS Alumni Heritage Scholarship in Economics

Awarded to student with high academic standing and marked qualities of student leadership. Must have 10 to 12.5 course credits and be registered in Economics in subsequent Fall.

Dan and Jodi Morgan - Green Tech Bug Heat Scholarship

A company run by Dan and Jodi Morgan (BA Economics ’91 alumna), Green Tech is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship to the student that finishes with the highest grade in ECON*2100 Economic Growth and Environmental Quality. Award winner must be registered in a major offered by the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph.