There are many opportunities to support the activities of the Department of Economics. From scholarships to teaching awards, you can make a donation that will benefit world-class students and faculty in the department. It is easy and safe to donate on-line through the Office of Development’s secure site “Give to OSU.” When you find the fund that interests you, simply click the “Give” icon to go directly to the Development site. Thank you for your support!
The Ohio State University Fund for Economics
This fund supports various department activities as identified by the Chair to enhance the department, including seminar presentations, graduate student research and travel, & faculty teaching.
Economics Undergraduate Scholarship
To provide scholarships for undergraduates in the Department of Economics.
Awarded annually to a graduate student in the Department of Economics to support their research in any aspect of applied economics.
Alma Herbst Memorial Lecture Fund
Provides an annual lecture in labor economics.
The Edward J. Ray Commemorative Research Fund
Income supports scholarly graduate activities in the Department of Economics at the Department Chair's discretion.
The Professor Paul G. Craig Graduate Student Assistance Fund
Income will be used to relieve one or more graduate students from one term's teaching commitment to accelerate progress towards a Ph.D. in Economics.
G.S. Maddala Memorial Fund
Provides awards to graduate students for excellence in quantitative research using econometrics, both theoretical and applied.
Gledhill Prize in Applied Economics
To provide scholarships for undergraduates in the Department of Economics who write the best paper in applied economics.
The Michael O’Shaughnessy Endowed Fund in Economics
To provide scholarships for undergraduates in the Department of Economics who are high potential business-minded students.
Tom Kniesner and Debbie Freund Fund for Student Support
To provide scholarships for an undergraduate in the Department of Economics who are first-generation students with demonstrated financial need.