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Undergraduate Scholarships: Economics

Alexander Mackenzie Scholarship in Economics
  • Established through the memorial fund of the late Alexander Mackenzie.
  • (For Year II/III) - Student whose program includes at least two full course equivalents in Economics.

 

Banker's Scholarship in Economics
  • Established through a gift from the Toronto-Dominion Bank, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and their predecessors.
  • (For Year II) - It is awarded to the student with the highest standing in ECO 202Y or 208Y National Income, Money, and Banking.  Must obtain ‘A’ standing in the course.

 

Brian Mulroney Award
  • Established by Mr. Gerry Schwartz.
  • (For Year II) - Student who, among the eligible students, has achieved the highest mark in ECO 230Y (International Economic Institutions and Policy), HIS 262Y (History of Canada), HIS 263Y (Introduction to Canadian History), or POL 214Y (Canadian Government and Politics).

 

Donald Dewees Undergraduate Award in the Department of Economics
  • Established through the generous donations to the Department of Economics in honour of Professor Donald Dewees on the occasion of his retirement.
  • (For Any Year) - It is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Department of Economics who has demonstrated financial need; academic merit will also be considered.

 

Economics GRADitude Scholarship
  • Established through the generous donations of GRADitude from graduating students from the Department of Economics.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to a student enrolled in either a Major or Specialist program in Economics, on the basis of financial need.  Academic merit will also be considered.

 

Frederick G. Gardiner Scholarship in Economics and Political Science
  • Established by the Toronto Board of Trade.
  • (For Year III) - Awarded to an outstanding student enrolled in the Specialist program in Economics and Political Science

  

Jack L. Carr Scholarship

  • Established by Professor Jack L. Carr and family.
  • To be awarded to a student enrolled in a program in Rotman Commerce or the Department of Economics, who achieves the highest mark in ECO209: Macroeconomic Theory & Policy (for Commerce).

 

Mary Child Scholarship in Economics
  • Established by Mr. Arthur J.E. Child, President and Chief Executive Officer, Burns Foods Limited, Calgary, Alberta.
  • (For Year IV) - Graduating student in a Specialist program in Economics, having the highest average mark in the thirteen courses which are required for the Specialist program.

 

Mary Keenan Award
  • Established through the generous donation of an Anonymous Donor.
  • (For Year II) - Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a student who has successfully completed the second year in the Faculty of Arts and Science and who has enrolled in a specialist program in Economics.

 

Nanda Choudhry Prize in Economics
  • Established through a gift of Professor Nanda Choudhry.
  • (For Year II) - Student in a designated Specialist program in Economics - Economics, Economics (Commerce and Finance), Economics (Quantitative Methods), Economics and Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Statistics - who has obtained the highest average mark in at least two of the following courses: ECO 200Y/206Y, ECO 202Y/208Y, ECO 227Y/STA 250H,257H/STA 257H,261H.
  • (For Year III) - Student in a designated Specialist program in Economics - Economics, Economics (Commerce and Finance), Economics (Quantitative Methods), Economics and Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Statistics - who has obtained the highest average mark in at least two full course equivalents in Economics at the 300 or 400 level.

 

Noah Meltz Undergraduate Award in Labour Economics
  • Established through the generous donation of various donors to the Department of Economics.
  • (For Any Year) - It is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student in ECO 339Y (Economics of Labour).

 

Paul L. Nathanson Scholarship
  • Established through donations given in memory of Paul L. Nathanson, the founder of the General Theatre Investment Company Limited, by his family.
  • (For Year III) - Student whose program includes at least three full course equivalents in Economics.

 

Ramsay Scholarship in Economics

  • Established through the bequest of the late William Ramsay, Esq., of Bowland Scotland.
  • (For Year III) - Student whose program includes at least three full course equivalents in Economics.

 

Reza Satchu Award for Excellence in Economics
  • Established by Reza Satchu.
  • (For Year III/IV) - Economics or Commerce student with the best mark in ECO352H1. If this course is not offered in any year, awarded to a graduating student in Economics with the highest CGPA.

 

Smith Family Scholarship in Economic Policy
  • Established through a generous donation from James C. Smith.
  • (For Year III) - Outstanding student in a Specialist or Major program in the Department of Economics who intends to focus his/her studies on economic policy and/or history. Eligible applicants for the award must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Applications should be submitted to the Department of Economics.

 

Stefan Stykolt Scholarship in Economic Theory
  • Established through a gift of the Stykolt Trust.  The late Stefan Stykolt, A.M., Ph.D., was Associate Professor of Economics at the time of his death in 1962.
  • (For Year II) - Student in a Specialist or Major program in Economics who has completed ECO 200Y/206Y and ECO 202Y/208Y.

 

William G. Wolfson Scholarship in Economics
  • Established by Mr. William G. Wolfson of WGW Services Ltd.
  • (For Any Year) - Scholarship to be awarded based on academic merit to an undergraduate student, who has completed second year, declared a major in Economics and has completed ECO100, ECO200, and ECO202.

 

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