Scholarships

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards for undergraduate economics students

The Department of Economics and the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute are inviting applications for various fellowships and awards for the 2021-22 academic year. Please see below for the available fellowships and awards. Applicants must be Economics or Business Economics majors beginning Fall 2021. Double majors are eligible if Economics or Business Economics is one of the two majors.

Please complete this application form (Word document download) and email a PDF copy to Toshia Watkins at watkinti@ucmail.uc.edu by Friday, April 16, 2021 at 5 PM. You need to complete only one form. We will consider you for all fellowships and awards that you will be eligible for.

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 status beginning Fall 2021.
  • 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 the 2021-22 academic year.
  • 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 status beginning Fall 2021.
  • 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 the 2021-22 academic year.
  • 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 the 2021-22 academic year.
  • 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 the 2021-22 academic year.
  • 3.0 or above GPA.

Additional Opportunities

Kautz-Uible Economics Institute

The Kautz-Uible Economics Institute creates many more opportunities for Lindner economics students. To learn more about the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute, please visit the institute's UC webpage and the institute's research initiative website

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.