Grants & Scholarships


EERC Research Grant Competition

Deadline: April 12

Award Amount: Maximum $12,000

Meant to support policy-relevant research projects that fall into one of five economics categories.

National Science Foundation Economics Grants

Deadline: August 18, January 18

Award Amount: Varies

Requests grant proposals from researchers who want to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the U.S. economy and of the world system of which it is a part.

Partnership for Economic Policy Funding

Deadline: March 10

Award Amount: Varies

Awarding grants to research teams in developing countries who want to research one of their priority issues in economics, which cover inclusive growth and employment.

Russell Sage Foundation Project Awards

Deadline: Rolling

Award Amount: Typically $35,000-$150,000

This foundation supports research in behavioural economics, cultural contact, future of work, immigration, and social inequality and welcomes grant proposals from post doctoral researchers.

The Association for Social Economics: William R. Waters Research Grant

Deadline: November 1

Award Amount: $5,000

For graduate students in Ph.D. programs who have not yet completed their dissertation.

Upjohn Dissertation Award

Deadline: July 7

Award Amount: $1,000-$2,500

Given to a dissertation relating to unemployment, employment, or social insurance programs, funds awarded are meant to help the winner continue his or her research.



AICPA Accountemps Student Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

Award Amount: $2,500

Awarded to students who demonstrate potential leadership as CPAs.

Albury City Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $2,500

Charles Sturt University is offering this to students commencing Albury on-campus study, in such faculties such as business.

American Planning Association: Economic Development Division Travel Scholarship

Deadline: February 1

Award Amount: $1,000

Given to graduate students enrolled in a PAB-accredited planning department program.

ACU Academic Excellence Scholarship

Deadline: January

Award Amount: $5,000

Rewards students who show high achievement in their undergraduate studies at the Australian Catholic University.

ANU College of Business and Economics Community Engagement Scholarship

Deadline: March 1

Award Amount: $1,000

Offered to an undergraduate student in the business or economics faculty of Australian National University, to undertake an extra curriculum activity to expand their academic learning and career development.

Betty Rendel Scholarship

Deadline: June 1

Award Amount: $2,500

Awarded to female undergraduates majoring in political science, government or economics who have successfully completed at least two years of college.

Boise State University Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Award Amount: Varies

Offering full-time junior or senior economics majors four different scholarships from its department, each requiring a certain GPA and course load.

Business Dean’s Scholars Program

Deadline: December

Award Amount: $2,800

This Deakin University scholarship is open to students in a business discipline.

CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship

Deadline: July 31

Award Amount: $2,500

For future business leaders currently studying or have experience in business leadership or entrepreneurship.

CGSB Postgraduate Scholarships

Deadline: –

Award Amount: –

Curtin University are offering different scholarships to students in any of the CGSB programs.

Detroit Economic Club Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 1

Award Amount: $2,000, renewable

Awarded to a student from Detroit or surrounding area in order to help him or her pursue an undergraduate education in economics.

Department of Treasury and Finance Work Integrated Learning Scholarships in Economics or Accounting

Deadline: March

Award Amount: $5,000

Charles Darwin University are offering this to students wishing to enter the NT Public Sector – Department of Treasury and Finance workplace and provides financial assistance during the study semester and paid work experience during semester breaks.

Economic Club of Washington D.C.: David M. Rubenstein Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28

Award Amount: $10,000

Given to 50 high school students in Washington D.C., meant to recognize academic achievement and encourages students to pursue higher education.

Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 15

Award Amount: $1,000

For junior or seniors pursuing a major in either political science, history, government, or economics.

HSF/Citi Fellows Program

Deadline: varies

Award Amount: $5,000

Students of Hispanic heritage majoring in business administration, economics or finance.

International Atlantic Economic Society Best Undergraduate Paper Award

Deadline: June 15

Award Amount: $500

Encourages undergraduate interest in economic issues.

MillerCoors National Scholarship

Deadline: June

Award Amount: $3,000

For junior and senior business, accounting, communications, economics, marketing, or public relations majors of Hispanic descent.

National Society for Accountants Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: March

Award Amount: $500 – $2,000

Awarded to undergraduate accounting students for the promotion of the accounting industry.

National Association for the Self Employed Succeed Scholarships

Deadline: August 31

Award Amount: $4,000

For any type of education, whether university, college, or training courses, even business seminars are included.

National Academy of Social Insurance: John Heinz Dissertation Award

Deadline: November 1

Award Amount: $2,500

Recognizes outstanding research by new scholars addressing social insurance policy questions.

NBMBAA Scholarship Programs

Deadline: June 30

Award Amount: $1,000 – $20,000

Undergraduate and graduate business student scholarships.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $1,000 – $10,000

Internationally available to accounting, business, finance and criminal justice majors.

Sarina Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship

Deadline: March 31

Award Amount: $4,500 over 3 years

CQU University is offering finical support to business students in the Sarina / Mackay district.

Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern Scholarship Program for Minority Students

Deadline: April 30

Award Amount: $2,500

Awarded to minority accountancy or related field students.

Streamline Refinance: Scholarship for Finance & Economics

Deadline: December 15

Award Amount: $1,000

Offers scholarships for students currently enrolled in finance, economics, or investment related fields.

Tau Kappa Epsilon: W. Allan Herzog Scholarship

Deadline: March 15

Award Amount: $3,000

A scholarship for fraternity members pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, or economics.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship


Award Amount: $40,000

Targeted for aspiring PhDs at the dissertation level in major areas of the social sciences, including anthropology, psychology, and sociology.

TELACU Scholarship Program

Deadline: March

Award Amount: $1,000

Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students to pursue accounting studies in California, Illinois,  New York, and Texas.

The WIIT Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 15

Award Amount: $1,500

For female undergraduate and graduate students interested in international economics and related majors.

UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship

Deadline: March

Award Amount: $8,000

For minority students attending UNCF Member Colleges and Universities majoring in a business discipline such as economics.

University of South Dakota Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Award Amount: Varies

Offering eight different scholarships to its undergraduate and graduate economics students; some scholarships have GPA requirements or South Dakota residency requirements.

Vice-Chancellor’s Elite Scholarships

 Deadline: July 31

Award Amount: Full tuition fee remission

Bond University are offering it to students completing year 12 in the year prior to admission to one of their undergraduate courses.

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