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Economics Scholarships

Economic degree programs are designed to teach degree candidates how to analyze and interpret economic issue and problems. You'll learn to look at these issues and problems through the lens of economic theory, governmental policy and sociocultural trends. Continue reading to learn more about this major and more about economic scholarships.

Your program will most likely begin with a broad overview of both micro and macroeconomics. As your studies progress you'll take more specific courses that will allow you to apply your broad understanding of economic theory to narrow, real-like issues. The mode of instruction for these courses is most often the traditional lecture format.

Typical core courses encountered in economics degree programs include economic statistics, international trade and finance, the history of economics, poverty and development, industrial organization systems and public policy analysis. Complimenting your core coursework will be a smattering of liberal arts and humanities electives. You'll want to choose your electives wisely for history and social science courses can facilitate the understanding of economics in a wider matrix.

Be certain to carefully examine the economics degree programs you are considering. Some programs emphasize the theoretical while others stress practical analysis of economic systems. Deciding which perspective you want to view economics from will help determine what auxiliary courses you'll need to take. You'll also want to find out what other degree requirements are involved in your program. Internships, Capstone projects and senior thesis projects are often degree requirements.

The career outlook for individuals with a bachelor's degree in economics depends entirely on which direction you choose to go. Some graduates decide to continue their studies at the master's or doctoral level. Here you can specialize in an advanced area of the field such as econometrics or industrial organization. These graduate degrees can lead to careers such as senior research analyst or university professor.

If the bachelor's is your terminal degree you still have plenty of career options. Economics can be the educational pathway for jobs such as business manager, sales manager or economic analyst. You may also find job opportunities in fields such as education, the non-profit sector or public policy.

Explore the links below to continue examining the wide array of economic scholarships.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust Scholarship (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Scholarships for full-time undergraduate and graduate students majoring in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate, or allied fields. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Selection is based on academic excellence. Eligibility  Applicant must be a student majoring in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields.  Applicant must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior seeking an associate or bachelor’s degree.  Applicant must be a Masters Candidate or Doctoral Candidate.  Applicant must be a full or part-time student at a U.S. degree granting college or university.  Applicant must have a strong academic record.  Scholarship award must be used in the same academic year it is awarded.  Eligible recipients may receive only one (1) AIET Scholarship per year. Required  Completed application.  Two-hundred (200) word personal statement discussing academic achievements, financial need, career aspirations, involvement in real estate field, and any qualifications considered relevant by the applicant.  Current Resume (Preference given to applicants with an appraisal internship).  Official copies of all college transcripts.  Two (2) letters of recommendation attesting to applicant’s work ethic, character and pursuit of career in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Appraisal Institute Education Trust.

Undergraduate Student Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be a major in one of the FCS options. 2. Must be a member of AAFCS (apply now for membership at www.aafcs.org). 3. Must have a statement of professional goals. 4. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and an FCS GPA of 3.5. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should pick up an application from the CSULB FCS Department Office.

Trustees’ Scholarship

To qualify for consideration, applicants must be:• A national member of Phi Chi Theta in good standing.• A student who has completed at least one semester or two quarters of college in the United States.• A student who will be enrolled in and attending classes during the forthcoming academic year at an approved college or university in the United States, in pursuit of a degree (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral) in the fields of Business and/or Economics.The criteria for selection will be based upon:• Phi Chi Theta achievements and contributions• Scholastic achievement as demonstrated in transcript• Courses enrolled in during the Spring Semester • School and community achievement and activities• Faculty member (required) and either a Phi Chi Theta Fraternity officer, or an employer’s letters of recommendationEssay – Describe how Phi Chi Theta has influenced your business education and training. How will you apply this influence that Phi Chi Theta has had on your development into your future career and professional aspirations?

Johnson & Wales University Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree at Johnson & Wales University majoring in equine science, agricultural business management, agricultural economics, international agriculture, agricultural finance, dietetics, hospitality, food service management or other non-agricultural related areas. Minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale required. Renewable for a full-time, day school student maintaining a minimum 3.25 GPA. Must be active and support the JWU FFA chapter as a member while enrolled at JWU.AWARD: One full-tuition scholarship valued at $22,149. Award is in the form of tuition reduction. Renewable.

Business Majors Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Business Majors

Betty Rendel Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of NFRW Past President Betty Rendel's extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The recipients are chosen from applicants from across the nation. Scholarship winners may not reapply.

Eric P. Newman Graduate Seminar in Numismatics

For over half a century the American Numismatic Society, a museum of coins, money and economic history, has offered select graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to work hands-on with one of the world‘s preeminent numismatic collections. With over three-quarters of a million objects, the museum‘s collection is particularly strong in Greek, Roman, Islamic, and Far Eastern coinages, as well as medallic art. The rigorous eight-week course taught by the museum staff, guest lecturers and a visiting scholar introduces students to the methods, theories and history of the discipline. The seminar is meant primarily for those with limited or no numismatic background in order to familiarize students of (art) history, textual studies, and archaeology with a body of evidence that is often overlooked and poorly understood. Application Instructions for the Applicant: After you have completed the application choose File then Save As 1. In the Save As dialog box choose a location on your computer where you will be able to retrieve the form at a later time. 2. File name: should be Yourlastname-Yourfirstname.pdf 3. Save as type: should be Adobe PDF Files (*.pdf) 4. Then click the Save button. 5. Attach the completed application to an email with the subject application YourFirstName YourLastName and addressed to seminar@numismatics.org

Citigroup Fellows Program

Scholarship Value: $6,400 Classifications: Undergraduate Sophomore Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligible Majors: Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Information Systems, Computer Science/MIS, Computer Science, Banking, Business-Related, Information Technology, Business Sales , Computer Engineering, Management, Management Information Systems Eligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and Universities (please check the website for the complete list) Eligible Locations: Open Scholarship Detail: This program provides a $6,400 scholarship for the junior and senior years, the personal attention of Citigroup professionals as mentors, and professional development conferences. Applicants must be a US citizen and intend to pursue a career in business. Citigroup, the leading global financial services company has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Major brand names under Citigroups trademark red umbrella include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney and Banamex. Apply Online Donor/Sponsor Name: Citigroup Foundation Donor/Sponsor URL: http://www.citigroup.com Please check the website for the availability of this scholarship.

Scholarship for Finance & Economics

StreamlineRefinance.net is pleased to offer scholarships for students who are currently enrolled in finance, economics, or investment related fields and who are pursuing advanced education in these particular areas. Qualified applicants are welcome to submit an essay of 500-1000 words which describes what they hope to accomplish during their career in the finance, economics, or investment fields. Applications will be read and judged by the editors of StreamlineRefinance.net. See more at: http://www.streamlinerefinance.net/finance-economics-scholarship.html#sthash.JpIl0Aqp.dpuf Scholarship Details and Requirements Premise $1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to the chosen applicant. Scholarship will be awarded to one (1) recipient. Applicants must be any person 17 years of age or older who is currently accepted to a finance, economics, or investment related program, undergraduate or graduate (advanced degree) program at an accredited institution of learning within the United States. Requirements: Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age or older and be accepted to or attending a full-time finance, economics, or investment program at an accredited institution of learning. Applicant must be attending the program within an accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must be either a citizen of the United States or a foreign student with a valid United States Student Visa. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year’s academic performance.

Martin Sorkin Memorial Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a degree and career path in international trade, economics and/or public policy. Applicant must exhibit academic excellence and public service. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required.AWARD: Approximately two scholarships at $1,000 each. Not guaranteed.

Tribal Business Management Program

The Tribal Business Management program (TBM) is for students in business, finance, management, economics, banking, hotel management, and related fields who plan to work in economic development for tribes.Scholarship Requirements * Students must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, and be an enrolled member of a U. S. tribe. "U. S. tribe" is defined as federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated. * Students must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U. S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited. Study must be at the college level, and can range from bachelor's degrees to postdoctoral study. Applicants must have excellent grades, high ACT or SAT scores, some work experience, a track record of leadership, and a strong commitment to their Indian community. * Students applying to the program are required to apply for all other sources of funds, write a comprehensive essay about themselves and their plans, and provide proof of high school completion, college admission, and tribal enrollment. "All other sources" includes federal financial aid, tribal scholarships, private scholarships, loans, and grants.

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