The Department annually awards a number of scholarships and awards to academically outstanding students.
JPMorgan Chase Scholarship
This award is made possible by JPMorgan Chase's generous support of our joint ASU Department of Economics/JPMorgan Chase Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon. The award is $500 per semester, up to one academic year.
Edward Rondthaler Scholarship
The Edward Rondthaler Scholarship is made possible by an endowment established in 1976 by Edward Rondthaler (B.S. Economics 1959, M.S. Economics 1966). This scholarship is awarded to the outstanding junior student majoring in Economics. The prize carries a stipend matching Arizona Board of Reagents estimate of in-state cost of living and the recipient's name is engraved on the Rondthaler plaque that hangs in the Department of Economics Lobby (BAC 600C).
Student Economics Association/Etheridge/Redden Award
The Student Economics Association Award is sponsored by Brian Etheridge (B.S. Economics 1996) and Robert Redden (B.S. Economics 1996, M.B.A. 2002). This award is given to the economics major and member of the Student Economics Association (SEA) who best exhibits characteristics of outstanding citizenship and scholarship. The award is $500 and the recipient's name is engraved on the SEA plaque that hangs in the Department of Economics Lobby (BAC 600C).
Department of Economics Outstanding Student Award
The Department of Economics Outstanding Student Award is presented by the Department of Economics faculty to the outstanding graduating senior majoring in Economics. The award is $500 and the recipient's name is engraved on the Outstanding Student plaque that hangs in the Department of Economics Lobby (BAC 600C).
Roger L. Faith Outstanding Honors Thesis Award
The Roger L. Faith Outstanding Honors Thesis Award is a $500 prize given annually by the Economics Department for the best Honors Thesis. The thesis may not have been completed earlier than one calendar year prior to the date of graduation.