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Award Descriptions

Edward A. and Eleanor B. Carlin Award

This award, given annually each spring, is intended to encourage students with a major in economics who have demonstrated the capacity to achieve educational and professional goals, the motivation to achieve these goals and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress. In selecting the recipient(s), the Department of Economics considers overall grade-point average, grade-point average in economics classes, and the nature of the student's economics program.

The George F. McGregor Scholarship in Economics

Recipients of this award will be an undergraduate student(s) who is pursuing a degree in economics. The award can be need-based (as determined by the federal government, according to its policies and procedures) or merit-based, at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Economics.

Wall Street Journal Award

This award, given annually, recognizes the academic achievement of a graduating senior with a major in economics.

Outstanding Senior Award

This award, given annually, recognizes the department's most outstanding graduating senior (as selected by the Department's Undergraduate Instruction Committee). To be eligible, Economics must be the student's "first degree" (that is, economics must be the student's primary major). The recipient of this award leads the processional for Economics at graduation.

All-University Awards for Excellence honoring Charles P. "Lash" Larrowe and Walter Adams

Recipients of this award are recognized for exceptional accomplishments in the classroom or in mentored scholarship or research activities.


 
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