Undergraduate Honors and Awards
Honors in Economics Program
Program Director: Paul Sullivan, email@example.com
Students seeking admission to the Honors in Economics program must
- have a minimum 3.70 GPA in the major core courses of ECON-100, ECON-200, ECON-300/ECON-400, ECON-301/ECON-401, and STAT-202/STAT-203/STAT-204;
- submit a written proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The written proposal should list all ECON-XXX courses completed with individual grades, include a calculated major GPA, describe the student’s professional/graduate school aspirations and how the Honors in Economics program helps them achieve these goals, and identify a faculty mentor.
Honors Supplements (6 credit hours)
Complete 6 credit hours from the following, with honors supplements:
Internship (3 credit hours)
Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or approved upper-level ECON coursework with honors supplement:
- ECON-491 Internship (1-6) : Honors Internship in Economic Research (3)
Robert T. Adams Scholarship
The Robert T. Adams Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student, with exhibited financial need, who is majoring in economics. Due consideration will be given to any African American student meeting the criteria.
Caroline and Rick Barnett Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student studying economics.
Previous Winners: Catherine Hensley (2019)
Ruth Dewey Meade Prize
This prize is awarded to an undergraduate student demonstrating an exceptional GPA.
Previous Winners: Austin Jang (2019), Franco Edenfield (2018)
For undergraduate merit awards, please see the financial aid webpage.