The Department of Economics at Western Michigan University recognizes the importance of a quality education and is dedicated to helping you find a way to achieve your higher education goals.
In addition to the undergraduate and graduate financial aid available through WMU Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, the following resources are available.
Global Economist Scholarship
This scholarship, made possible by a generous donation from the Hellerman family, is available to upper- level economics students interested in an experiential international education project for a minimum of 8 weeks.
Funding opportunities for graduate students.
A number of assistantships are awarded to economics Ph.D. students each year. Recipients are selected by a department committee on a competitive basis. Financial assistance is limited to four years. Submit your application by Feb. 1.
The Carol G. Stull Award
Awarded to Economics Department graduate students to defray travel expenses incurred when giving paper presentations at conferences. One or two awards may be made annually. The awards range $200-$500 per award. To receive this award, the student must have applied for a travel grant from the Graduate College. To apply for the Carol G. Stull award, please turn in a copy of your completed Graduate College travel application to the Graduate Director in the Department of Economics. Awards will be made once a year, usually in April.
Scholarships and awards to support the study and research of international students at WMU.
Funding is available for domestic students planning to study abroad.