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Economics Scholarships

Economics is the study of how societies and markets distribute resources which includes raw materials, land, human labor, and capital in order to create goods and services. Here is a list of scholarships for those majoring in economics. 

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship

One recipient, $1,000

The Details: This scholarship honors Liang-Lin Hsiao, a professor of economics at Indiana State University. It is open to a graduate student attending a US-based college or university seeking a graduate degree in social sciences.

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Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

Multiple recipients, $20,000

The Details: This scholarship is for Hawaiian students studying for a career in business. Successfgul applicants may receive $20,000 over four years. 

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The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: This scholarship is for high school seniors who have participated in the Stock Market game in MD or VA or sophomores or juniors who are majoring in business, finance, or economics at a college or university in MD, VA, or Washington DC. There will be two $2,000 scholarships given out to high school students, and two $5,000 for college students.

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The Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco

Multiple recipients, $10,000-$15,000

The Details: This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate women who are juniors and seniors. They must be enrolled at the main physical campus of a Bay Area accredited college or university or attend a school satellite campus. Applicants must be degree seeking and in finance or in the financial services industry.

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E.C. Harwood Visiting Research Fellowships

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: This fellowship is an economics fellowship for doctorates, and post-graduate students for those in economics, political science, philosophy, history, and law. Fellows will receive housing, a weekly stipend, and a travel stipend if they live more than 300 miles from Great Barrington, MA, or if they will be there for 10 weeks or more.

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Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship

Multiple Students, $20,000

The Details:  This is formerly known as the Goldberg Scholarship and is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation. It’s offered to full-time graduate student pursuing an advanced degree and who “have a relationship with state and local government finance.”

The Deadline: January 

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In addition to these economics scholarships, you can also find scholarships for other subjects, as well as for veterans, gold star families, graduate students and those offered by military friendly colleges at CollegeRecon.

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