Economics

Graduate Awards Recipients

2018

AD O'BRIEN GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN PUBLIC FINANCE - KELVIN KARKOH-AMPOMAH
Endowed by:  Colleagues and friends of AD O'Brien upon his retirement in 1999 from his position as Alberta's Deputy Provincial Treasurer
Awarded annually  to a full-time student in a graduate degree program in the Department of Economics whose specialization is in Public  Finance.

CORE PRIZE IN ECONOMICS – GUNSU SON

Each year the Core Prize in Economics is awarded to a graduate student completing their Masters degree in the Department of Economics.  The Core Prize in Economics is awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall GPA in the 4 core courses in their program.  The 4 core courses are ECON 503 (Microeconomic Theory I), 581 (Macroeconomic Theory I), 598 (Econometric Theory and Applications) and 599 (Applied Econometrics).

ECONOMICS SOCIETY OF NORTHERN ALBERTA MA SCHOLARSHIP IN ECONOMICS - GUNSU SON

Endowed by:  The Economics Society of Northern Alberta 
Awarded annually to three students registered full-time in a MA degree program in the Department of Economics who achieve superior academic standing (minimum grade point average of 3.5) in the Fall term of the first year of program registration. The scholarship is intended to provide financial support to the recipients during the completion of the Directed Research Project.

MAURICE, MARY, AND MAX STEWART GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN ECONOMICS  - HIMANI PANDEY
Endowed through a bequest from the estate of Max Douglas Stewart in honour of Maurice Howard Stewart, born in 1889, and Mary Penn (Ritchie) Stewart, born in 1891, and their sons, Max Douglas Stewart, born in 1919 in Edmonton, Professor of Economics at the Royal Military College of Canada, the University of Alberta, and Wilfrid Laurier University, and Maurice Bruce Stewart, born in 1932 in Edmonton, winner of the Governor-General's Gold medal at the University of Alberta, and Professor of Physics at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

Awarded annually to a student who is registered full-time in a graduate degree program in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta and who received the highest standing in the final year (minimum A-) of a Bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to a graduate of the Wilfrid Laurier University or a graduate of another Ontario University or a student whose permanent residence in the two years immediately preceding the end of their final Bachelor's degree examinations was in either Bruce County or Grey County in Ontario.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP - DOCTORAL - ASRAFUZZAMAN

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) awards QEII Graduate Scholarships each year. Funded by the Government of Alberta, these scholarships reward the high level of achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP - MASTERS RECIPIENT – DIMPLE SAGGAR
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) awards QEII Graduate Scholarships each year. Funded by the Government of Alberta, these scholarships reward the high level of achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta.

RESEARCH PRIZE IN ECONOMICS - KYLE PHONG

Each year the Research Prize in Economics is awarded to a graduate student completing their Masters degree in the Department of Economics.  The Research Prize in Economics is awarded to the student who writes the best research paper in ECON 999. 

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA DOCTORAL RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIPS – ZI FANG, TONG LIU, YUHAN WANG,
LIYUAN XUAN  

The purpose of this scholarship is to recruit superior students at the doctoral level who have the potential to contribute to the University of Alberta's community and research.

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH ECONOMICS AWARD – ASRAFUZZAMAN, RAJA JAHANGIR, MARCELA ORTEGA,
ELISABETH POPIEL
Awarded to students enrolled in ECON 557 on the basis of graduate GPA and a written statement of interest in Health Economics.