Graduate Awards Recipients

2019

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 - HENSHENG XING

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 - YUQING WANG

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.

JOHN GARRETT GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN UNITED STATES STUDIES - SEYEDSAHAAB HOSSIENY
Endowed by Frank W Peers as a tribute to his friend and classmate (Arts 1936) John Garrett who graduated with first-class honours and who was a Rhodes Scholar from Alberta in 1937.

One scholarship awarded annually on the basis of superior academic standing (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater) and research potential to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program in either the Department of Economics or Political Science. The scholarship will be awarded alternately between the Department of Economics and the Department of Political Science for the study of problematic aspects of Canada-United States relations, or for the dissemination of scholarly information in this field of study.

MAURICE, MARY, AND MAX STEWART GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN ECONOMICS - AFSANA ADIBA

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.

RESEARCH PRIZE IN ECONOMICS -SHADI MERHEJ
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 - SEYEDSAHAAB HOSSEINY, SIRUI QIU, FENGYI WANG, HAOYU WANG
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.

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP - FRANCIS CHIPARAWASHA
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) is holding a one-time competition for University of Alberta Graduate Fellowships to provide timely funding for graduate students in anticipation of a delay in the announcement of Government of Alberta Graduate Scholarship funding.