Scholarships

Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards for undergraduate economics students

The Department of Economics and the Kautz Uible Fund is inviting applications for various fellowships and awards for the 2020-21 academic year. Please see below for the available fellowships and awards. Applicants must be economics or business economics majors (including double majors) beginning Fall 2020.

Scholarship amount

$3,000 ($2,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for study abroad program offered by the economics department).

Renewable?

Up to two years for undergraduate studies, plus an additional year if the student continues on to the MS – Applied Economics program.

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Sophomore status beginning Fall 2020.
  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002 or equivalent.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during undergraduate studies.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Maintain a 3.5 or above GPA.
  • Membership of the Kautz Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.

Scholarship amount

$2,000 ($1,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for study abroad program offered by the economics department).

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 2020 or ECON 2030.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during the 2020-21 academic year.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Membership in the Kautz Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Scholarship amount

$3,000 ($2,500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for study abroad program offered by the economics department).

Renewable?

Up to three years of undergraduate studies.

Number of scholarships available

Four

Requirements

  • Women students only.
  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Sophomore status beginning Fall 2020.
  • Economics or Business Economics major during undergraduate studies.
  • Maintain a 3.5 or above GPA
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society.
  • Membership in the Kautz-Uible Women's Initiative LinkedIn group.
  • Membership in the Kautz Uible Fellows LinkedIn group.

Scholarship amount

$1,000 ($500 tuition scholarship, plus $500 for study abroad program offered by the economics department).

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

One

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Participation in the Undergraduate Economics Society during 2019-20 academic year.
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Scholarship amount

$1,000

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

One

Requirements

  • Completion of ECON 1001 or ECON 1002.
  • Participation in the Economics Society.
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Scholarship amount

$1,000

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Two

Requirements

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

Scholarship amount

$500 payable towards a study abroad program offered by the economics department.

Renewable?

No

Number of scholarships available

Eight

Requirements

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

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.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

A formal letter of recommendation is not required. Click here for an application form (Word document download). Completed applications may be emailed to Toshia.Watkins@uc.edu, or delivered in-person at 2470 Carl H. Lindner Hall.

The deadline for applications is March 13, 2020, at 5 p.m.

Additional Opportunities

Kautz Uible Economics Institute

The Kautz Uible Economics Institute creates many more opportunities for the Lindner economics students. Learn more about the Kautz Uible Fund.

Undergraduate Economics Society

To learn about the Undergraduate Economics Society, please contact Abdou Ndao at ndaoak@mail.uc.edu.

Kautz Uible Women's Initiative

To join the Kautz Uible Women’s Initiative LinkedIn group, contact Amanda Wait at amanda.wait@nortonrosefulbright.com.

Study Abroad in India Program, Winter 2020-21

Kautz Uible Economics Institute will offer $500 scholarship to all economics or business economics majors participating in the program. To learn more, contact Debashis Pal at Debashis.pal@uc.edu.