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Scholarships

Dr. David L. Beattie Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to commemorate a long-time member of the department who died suddenly on November 1, 1999. He was awarded the University of Regina Alumni Association Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1991, in recognition of his enthusiastic approach to teaching and the encouragement he provided to his students during more than 25 years of service.

The scholarship, with a value of $1,000., is awarded in the Fall semester to a University of Regina undergraduate student who is registered in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Economics or a combined/double major in Economics.  To be eligible, the student must have the highest overall average in ECON 201 and ECON 202 at least one of which was completed in the preceding 12 months, with a minimum combined average of 75% in those courses.  The candidate must also be registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours at the time the award is being presented.

Past recipients of the scholarship are:

  • Nigel Olesen (2019)
  • Jamie Turta (2017)
  • Dominik Werber (2016)
  • Not awarded (2015)
  • Okorobia Manfred (2014)
  • Kellan Gulka-Tiechko (2008)
  • Patrick Button (2007)
  • Justine Gilbert (2005)
  • Brayden Gulka-Tiechko (2004)

Dr. Peter Woroby Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors Professor Emeritus Dr. Peter Woroby, a long-time member of the Department who passed away May 5, 2002. Born in Ukraine, Dr. Woroby arrived in Canada in 1948 and settled in Regina, where he became Director of Economic Research for the Saskatchewan Power Corporation. In 1965 he joined the University of Regina as a Professor in the Economics Department, specializing in Urban Economics. In 1987, in recognition of his scholarly research, teaching, and many professional accomplishments, he was granted Professor Emeritus status.

The scholarship, with a value of $900, is awarded in the Fall semester to a University of Regina undergraduate student who is regsitered in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Economics with a combined/double major in Economics.  To be eligible, the student must have a minimum program grade point average (PGPA) of 80% and have attained the highest overall average in all Economics courses completed to date.  The candidate must also be registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester the award is presented.

Past recipients of the scholarship are:

  • Angèle Poirier (2019)
  • Adam Yee (2017)
  • Kristian Josephson (2016)
  • Not awarded (2015)
  • Peter Ajayi (2014)
  • Amy Demyen (2011)
  • Graeme Crosbie (2010)
  • Jordan Woloshyn (2010)
  • Justine Gilbert (2008)
  • Jeffrey Anuik (2007)
  • Jon Schmid (2005)
  • Michael Kram (2004)

Art and Jane Hillabold Memorial Scholarship

The Art and Jane Hillabold Memorial Scholarship was established through an edowment from the Estate of Art Hillabold and individual donations by family, friends, and colleagues to assist students majoring in Economics.  Art Hillabold was an avid outdoorsman who loved camping and sailing.  He served in the Navy in World War II and obtained his PhD from Stanford University.  He taught at two American universities prior to his posting at the University of Regina.  Althought Art was an enthusiastic teacher, he was always a student at heart, intrigued by how things work and why things happen.

This scholarship, with a value of $1,300, is awarded every Fall semester to a University of Regina undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree with a major or combined major in Economics.  To be eligible, the student must be registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester the award is presented, and have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 75%.  The candidate will have written an essay determined by the Department of Economics to be the best submitted during the previous year (September to August) as a requirement for any third year Economics course.  If a recipient is on a co-op work term of internship, the award will be deferred to the next semester in which the recipient attendsd classes at the Universitiy of Regina.

Past recipients of the scholarship are:

  • Emily Bardutz (2019)
  • No eligible student (2017)
  • Chase Diederich (2016)

Economics Honours Scholarship

This scholarship, with a varied value from $1,000 - $6,000. paid out in two equal installments (Fall/Winter), is awarded to a University of Regina undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in the Faculty of Arts or Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in the Faculty of Science, majoring in Economics.  To be eligible, the student must have achieved a minimum undergraduate grade point average (UGPA) of 80%, successfully completed a minimum of 23 credits hours, is registered and remains registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours in the semester the scholarship is granted, is registered in ECON 401 AND ECON 402 in the Fall semester in which the first installment is paid, and be registered in ECON 499 in the winger semester in which the second installment is paid.

Past recipients of the scholarship are:

  • Emily Bardutz (2019)
  • Angèle Poirier (2019)
  • Erin MacDonald (2019)
  • No eligible student (2017)
  • Alykhan Bhanji (2016)
  • Mackenzie Johnson (2015)

Economics Entrance Honours Scholarship

This scholarship, with a variable range of $1,000 - $2,000 presented annually in the Fall term to one or more undergraduate students, was established through a donation made by the Department of Economics to assist students who are registered in a BA Honours or BSc Homours program in Economics at the University of Regina.  To be eligible, the student(s) must have obtained a minimum program grade point average (PGPA) of 75% with a minimum Major average of 80%.   The student(s) must have applied for entry and be accepted to the Homours Economics Program in the previous academic year (September to August) and be registered, and remain registered, in a minimum of 9 credit hours in the semester (Fall) the scholarship is presented.

  • Alfred Adenuga (2019)
  • Angèle Poirier (2019)
  • Jacob Smith (2019)
  • Robin Little (2019)
  • Liam Zwarych (2019)
  • No eligible student (2017)