Economics Department Scholarships

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements

Barry Kaye Program of Risk Management & Insurance
(Fall Scholarship)


This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Finance or Economics.
  • Minimum of 2.5 overall GPA and not be receiving any other type of financial aid.

Eric Chiang Textbook Scholarship

(Fall & Spring Scholarship)

This textbook scholarship was established on behalf of Professor Eric Chiang from the Economics Department.

  • Students must be currently enrolled as an economics major
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA or higher

Dr. Sharmila Vishwasrao Scholarship for Women in Economics
(Spring Scholarship)


This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Economics.

  • Entering junior or senior year
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, and 3.25 GPA in Economics coursework at FAU
  • Pursuing an economics major, the number of and performance in economics courses taken at FAU and the rigor of overall coursework taken
  • Financial need is considered, but is not the sole consideration.
  • Dedication to continue to use economics in their career or in further education.
  • Demonstrated curiosity in understanding how economics influences the world.
  • Applicants will submit a one-page essay to the Chairman of the Economics For the essay applicants will respond to the following writing prompt: “Please choose one or more economic concepts and describe how you have applied them in your day-to-day life" in no more than 500 words.
The Facutly of the Economics will recommend the winner to the COB Scholarship Committee.
Maale, Feuerlein & Redman Award in Economics

(Fall Scholarship)



This fund was created to honor faculty members Aileen D. Maale, Willy J. Feuerlein and Milton B. Redman and is awarded to exceptional students studying economic principles. The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.4 or above GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Completed at least 40 upper division credits