Scholarships

Student using computerThe 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.

Undergraduate

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. 

Graduate

Funding opportunities for graduate students.

Graduate assistantships

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.

International students

Scholarships and awards to support the study and research of international students at WMU.

Study abroad

Funding is available for domestic students planning to study abroad.