Many economics majors are awarded scholarships for outstanding performance and academic promise. Most of these scholarships are funded by endowments with the USD Foundation and donor criteria for each scholarship are listed below.

Daniel M. Bylander Economics Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or more, going into either their junior or senior year and be graduates of a South Dakota high school.

Century Link Research Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who graduated from high school from communities served by Century Link and who sign up for independent research for the purpose of analyzing topics relevant to the telecommunications industry.

Willard H. Dickinson Scholarship

This scholarship may be given to any deserving economics major.

Economics Development Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is an endowed fund that was established by the economics faculty in 1982 in conjunction with the Century 2 Campaign. The earnings generated from the fund will be used to provide scholarships for students majoring in economics.

Walter K. Gray Statistics Scholarship

This scholarship goes to an undergraduate student enrolled in the USD School of Business who shows an interest in the study of statistics.

Marian Gunderson Leadership Scholarship

Preference for this scholarship is given to a student majoring in economics at the Beacom School of Business.

Wayne W. Gutzman Family Scholarship

Candidates for this scholarship must be enrolled in the Beacom School of Business with special emphasis of study in statistics.

Todd Hauge Memorial Scholarship

First consideration for this scholarship is given to students in the USD Scholars program. Preference is given to students majoring in operational analytics.

Milo McCabe Memorial Scholarship

Candidates for this scholarship must be in good standing with the university and be economics majors.

Alan Nichols Scholarship

The recipients of this scholarship must be senior students majoring in cconomics with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25. Consideration is given to students in the USD Scholars program.

John M. Shanard Scholarship

Preference is given to a Beacom School of Business student with an interest in economics or law. 

C.J. Whitlow Economics Scholarship

This scholarship provides an annual scholarship to an outstanding Beacom School of Business student, with preference to those majoring in economics. 

John H. Wicks Scholarship

First consideration for this scholarship is given to students in the USD Scholars program and to an undergraduate student of at least sophomore class standing majoring in economics. Preference will also be given to students who have completed at least one political science class.

Benno & Linda Wymar International Trade Scholarship

Established by Benno Wymar, Ph.D. and his wife, Linda, this scholarship is to be given to a deserving student studying economics at USD.