Awards

The Department makes a number of awards to outstanding graduate students in research and teaching.

Harry Gunnison Brown Graduate Student Teaching Award

Qualified graduate students will be nominated for the Harry Gunnison Brown Graduate Student Teaching Award, which carries a cash award, based primarily on performance as a teaching assistant or instructor.

Recent Award Winners

Xueli Cao 2016

Saroj Dhital

2015

Cai Hu

2014

Weiwei Wu

2014

Ting Wang

2013

So Hyun Joo

2012

Harry Gunnison Brown Graduate Student Fellowship

All second year PhD students in economics who have completed two semesters of course work, have maintained a graduate GPA of at least 3.5, and have passed the qualifying examination are eligible for this fellowship.  The award is based on performance in course work and performance on the qualifying examination.

Recent Award Winners

Heon Lee 2016

Xin (Simon) Wei

2015

Li Tan

2014

Xueli Cao

2013

Xiang Li

2013

Weiwei Wu

2012

Fan Yang

2012

Harry Gunnison Brown Research Fellowship

The criterion for the award is promise for making a significant research contribution.  Course grades and examination performance are relevant, but the main focus is on quality of research.  Nominees for this award must submit significant sections of the dissertation or other research work for review by the faculty.

Recent Award Winners

Taehwan Kim 2016

Xi Wang

2015

Xue "April" Li

2014

Tengda Cheng

2013

Korea Studies Graduate Student Scholarship

The fellowship shall be given on the basis of academic merit to students fluent in the Korean language and/or who have an interest in studying the Korean economy.

Recent Award Winners

Jun Ho Seok 2011

Dong Won Shin

2011

The Norman Bowers Scholarship

The scholarship is targeted to graduate students writing PhD dissertations on labor topics with a strong policy focus.  Special preference is given to students conducting research that focuses on the well-being of vulnerable groups in the labor market or exemplifies the careful use of empirical data, especially internationally comparative data.

Recent Award Winners

Li Tan 2016
Weiwei Wu 2016

Shishan (Sybil) Shi

2010

Teerachat Techapaisarnjaroenki

2010

Wei Zhou

2010

Clay J. Anderson Graduate Student Scholarship

The fellowship shall be given on the basis of academic merit.  Selection of recipients and pertinent details, including number and amount of awards, shall be made by the Chair of the Department of Economics, or by a committee or persons authorized to act on behalf of the Chair, with the approval of the Dean of the College of Arts and Science.

Recent Award Winners

Wei Kong 2016
Longhao Zhuo 2016

Xueli Cao

2015

Taehwan Kim

2015

Kuo-Hsuan Chin

2014

Yandi Liu 2014
Xi Wang 2014