Scholarships

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards for undergraduate economics students

The Department of Economics and the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute invite students to apply for various scholarships and fellowships each academic year.

Below is a listing of the fellowships and awards typically available in a given academic year for students majoring (or possessing a double major) in economics or business economics. The application period for the 2022-23 academic year is now closed.

Scholarship amount

$3,000 ($2,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for any study abroad program offered by the economics department. If no study abroad program is offered, during a specific year, you may apply the $500 towards your tuition.)

Renewable?

Up to two years for undergraduate studies. An additional year if the student continues on to the MS – Applied Economics program at the University of Cincinnati. Renewal is subject to approval of the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Sophomore or second-year status during academic year of award.
  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002 or equivalent.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during undergraduate studies.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.
  • Maintenance of 3.5 or above GPA.
  • Membership in the Kautz-Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.

Scholarship amount

$2,000 ($1,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for any study abroad program offered by the economics department. If no study abroad program is offered, you may apply the $500 towards your tuition.)

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 2020 or ECON 2030.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during academic year of award.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.
  • Membership in the Kautz-Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.
  • 3.5 or above GPA.

Scholarship amount

$ 1,000

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Two

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • 3.2 or above GPA.

Scholarship amount

$3,000 ($2,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for any study abroad program offered by the economics department. If no study abroad program is offered, during a specific year, you may apply the $500 towards your tuition.)

Renewable?

Up to three years of undergraduate studies. Renewal is subject to approval of the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Sophomore or second-year status during academic year of award.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during undergraduate studies.
  • Maintenance of 3.5 or above GPA.
  • Participation in research at the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute. (You are eligible to earn economics course credits.)
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.
  • Membership in the Kautz-Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.

Scholarship amount

$500 (Payable towards any study abroad program offered by the economics department. If no study abroad program is offered, you may apply the $500 towards your tuition.)

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Eight

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • 3.0 or above GPA.

Scholarship amount

$2,500

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

One

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society during academic year of award.
  • 3.2 or above GPA.

Scholarship amount

$1,000 

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

One

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society during academic year of award.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute.

Scholarship amount

$1,000

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Three

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society during academic year of award.
  • 3.0 or above GPA.

Additional Opportunities

Kautz-Uible Economics Institute

The Kautz-Uible Economics Institute creates many more opportunities for Lindner economics students.

Undergraduate Economics Society

To learn about the Undergraduate Economics Society, please contact Aayaan Mehta at mehtaa2@mail.uc.edu.

Kautz-Uible Women in Economics Initiative

To join the Kautz-Uible Women’s Initiative LinkedIn group, please contact Grace Grissett at grissegm@mail.uc.edu.

Questions?

Please feel free to email Professor Pal at Debashis.pal@uc.edu.