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Graduate Student Annual Awards

econ The Department of Economics has several gift funds that help support the research activities of doctoral students and undergraduate honors students. Other funds support diverse activities within the Department and provide scholarships for students in the Graduate Program in Economic Development.
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Walter M. Noel Dissertation Fellowship: Trang Thuy Hoang

Kirk Dornbush Dissertation Fellowship: Mathew Knudson

Kirk Dornbush Research Assistantships: Christopher Sichko (who will work with Professor Ariell Zimran)

Household International Award for Best Research Paper by a Graduate Student: Brandyn Churchill

Rendigs Fels Award for Teaching Excellence by a T.A.: Daniel Mangrum. Professor Fels was a much loved member of the Vanderbilt faculty and took great pride in our T.A.s.

Dornbush Summer Awards:  Tam Vu Thanh Bui, Matthew Knowles, and Thu Ngoc Tran

Collaborative Grant: Oscar O'Flaherty and Professor Mario Crucini

Congratulations to all of our hard working students!