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General program support can help us do things such as host outside speakers, fund alumni events and newsletters, and acquire equipment. You can also help our academic teams participate in events, especially in terms of travel and lodging. You can also help us build endowments to fund scholarships now and into the future.

NEW! STEM in Economics Scholarship

We are pleased to kick-off our 2021-22 annual fundraiser for the STEM in Economics Scholarship. You can use the following link to donate. 

02640 STEM in Economics

STEM Scholarship
 STEM Scholarship Flyer
STEM Scholarship

 STEM Scholarship Flyer

Department of Economics invites you to donate to the first fundraiser for STEM Scholarships for students in our three brand new STEM designated undergraduate and graduate programs. The fundraiser provides financial support as well as prestige to two students every year. These scholarships will be merit-based and will be awarded to students with the highest GPAs in these programs. 

General Program Support

00186 Economics

The developmental fund has traditionally supported such things as faculty research, student scholarships, and other departmental endeavors.


00253 Bruce Gockerman Economics Scholarship

The Gockerman Award recognizes a junior or senior status economics major who wrote best paper submitted on a subject closely related to economics.  Award established by alumnus Bruce C. Gockerman.

01966 Donald W. Pearson Endowed Scholarship in Economics

The Pearson Award recognizes an economics major or minor with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0, with preference given to an Honor Program participate and/or a student with international study experience.  Award established by Professor Emeritus Donald Pearson.

00439 Gary Murg Economics Scholarship

The Murg Award recognizes an economics major or minor with junior or senior status who has an outstanding record of service to the Economics Department.  Nominations are made by students or faculty members.  Award established by alumnus Gary. E. Murg, Esq.

Student Organizations

02226 Economics Club

The Economics Club is a student organization at Eastern Michigan University that coordinates with the Economics Department and the members in an effort to widen the scope of economic education.  The Economics "ECON" Club provides activities outside of the classroom which not only benefit the participating student body, but also the department at-large.