Graduate Awards

Women in Economics
Women in Economics Scholarship Celebration Reception: (from left) Cynthia Johnston, Women in Economics Affinity Group Member; Lamya Islam, 2018 Award Recipient; Kate Fairley, 2019 Award Recipient; Margaret Morrison, Women in Economics Affinity Group Member.

Graduate students who attend UVic are eligible for a number of awards made available through contributions from corporate and individual donors. The Economics Department nominates students for donor awards in September of each year.

We are grateful to our donors who so generously support these graduate students as they pursue their studies at UVic. 

Aboriginal Scholarship In Economics

Awarded to academically outstanding Aboriginal graduate or undergraduate students in the Department of Economics. If there are no eligible graduate students then the scholarship will be awarded to Aboriginal undergraduate students in the Department of Economics. 

 

Previous Aboriginal Scholarship winners

2019: Katherine Fairley

2018: Katherine Fairley

2017: Maya Kryzan

2016: Maya Kryzan

2015: Megan Dorrington

2014: Maya Kryzan

2013: Maya Kryzan

2012: Bailey Quinn

2011: Taylor Nadon

2010: Taylor Nadon

Cynthia Johnston Economics Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to academically outstanding women graduate students in the first year of a graduate degree in the Department of Economics who have demonstrated community service and/or leadership inside and outside of the classroom.

2020: Sara Enns & Seyedeh Kia

Economics Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to a promising graduate student in the Department of Economics. 

2020: Jiangyu Peng

Previous Economics Alumni Scholarship winners

2019: Hasibul Islam

2018: David Goulet Larocque

2017: Injamam Alam, Allen Peters

2016: Rebecca Wortzman

2015: Marcus Greenlaw

2014: Deirdre Weymann

2013: Linda Wong

2012: Jonathan Wood

2011: Po-Hsin Tseng

2010: Jiechun Qu

Henry Poulton Fund

Awarded to highly qualified graduate students in the Department of Economics. 

2020: Moein Amini, Xiaoying Guo, Seyedeh Kia, Jidny Shoummo

Previous Henry Poulton Fund winners

2019: Sazia Afrin, Huimin Cai, Zi Jian Hao, Hasibul Islam, Kehan Liu, Soheil Shaeri & Carlo Tolentino

2014: Ibrahim Khan & Joshua White

2013: Kushwinder Dhaliwal, Jonathan Wood & Linda Wong

2012: Jonathon Alego, Devon Friesen, Yunkai Huang & Jonathan Wood

2011: Po-Hsin Tseng & Jonathan Wood

2010: Abu Asihaer & Po-Hsin Tseng

Phillips, Hager and North Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding Masters or Doctoral students who are pursuing a thesis or extended essay in environmental and resource economics. 

2020: Brennan McLachlan

Previous Phillips, Hager and North Scholarship winners

2019: Katherine Fairley, Jitong Yang, Mengxia Yu & Xiaojing Zhang

2018: Sadia Afroz, Abdoulaye Dabo & Md Abdul Halim

2017: Peiyang Su

Phillips, Hager and North Prize in Research Excellence in Environmental and Resource Economics

Awarded to MA or PhD students who have completed the best qualifying research projects. 

 

Previous Phillips, Hager and North Prize winners

2019: Peiyang Su

2018: Jun Duan

2017: Jun Duan & Sheri Liu

2013: Linda Wong

2011: Brett Dolter

2010: Linda Wong

Van Dusen Scholarship

The Annual income from an endowment fund created by the Van Dusen Foundation is available to support outstanding students in Economics. 

2020: Sara Enns, Bo Liu, Milad Oraei

Previous Van Dusen Scholarship winners

2019: Jacob Hunt, Sharfiyet Iqbal, Nicholas Liang, Bo Liu, Yin Shi, Mengxia Yu & Bingyu Zhang

2017: Dalin Wang

2015: Anshul Dhankher, Joffre Leroux & Alexander Thomson

2014: Jackson De Kock, Omolara Isiolaotan, Yue Lan, Sheri Liu, Omar Saleh, Rebecca Salpeter, Shahab Shafe, Jonathan Wood & Aoqian Xu

2013: Benjamin Cann, Hillary Cheung, Jeffry Cisyk, Jackson De Kock, Kayleigh Donahue, Jun Duan, Omolara Isiolaotan, Yue Lan, Sheri Liu, Husen Ninie, Sinan Ozel, Omar Saleh, Rebecca Salpeter, Shahab Shafe, Deirdre Weymann, Jonathan Wood, Xue Xiao, Aoqian Xu, Ta Chen Yeh & Zuge Zhang

2012: Noha Abdelfattah, Matthew Agbay, Jonathon Algeo, Kyle Burak, Eric Casey, Alisha Chicoine, Ka Ho Chu, Jordan Clapper, Christopher Greer, Ahmed Hoque, Zhixiang Huan, Dan Li, Jianmin Li, Chui Ying Lui, Xia Meng, Abdullah Mosfeq, Chaudhry Naeem, Aathira Santhosh, Shuo Sun & Po-Hsin Tseng

2011: Changhao Guo, Wenyu Liu, Abdullah Mosfeq, Wen Shi, Chao Wang, Meng Wang & Yuan-Ju Wang

2010: Ruixin Chen, Brett Dolter, Dan Li & Alison Watt

Women in Economics Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to academically outstanding women graduate students in the first year of a graduate degree in the Department of Economics. 

2020: Alissa Calladine

Previous Women in Economics Scholarship winners

2019: Katherine Fairley

2018: Lamya Bint-al Islam