Microeconomics Prize: For top graduate student in average of ECON 707 and ECON 757 (in first year class) - Value: $ 100.00
Macroeconomics Prize: For top graduate student in average of ECON 709 and ECON 759 (in first year class) - Value: $ 100.00
Econometrics Prize: For top graduate student in average of ECON 615 and ECON 715 - Value: $100.00
James D. Gaisford Research Prize: For best 2nd year research paper by a Ph.D. student - Value: $1000 CAD
A committee, chaired by the Head of the Research Activities Committee will adjudicate the Second Year Research Papers. Please note that all second year students must present their papers to the department before the prize is awarded.
Graduate Student Teaching Award: Awarded annually in the Fall in recognition of teaching excellence by a graduate student teaching a Spring or Summer semester course. There is no monetary value. The successful student will receive a parchment and their name will be added to a plaque within the department. The award is decided by the Head of the Department.
It is awarded every May by the Graduate Committee. Nominations can be made of any TA who has worked within the department in the previous year (May to April). Nominations can be submitted at any time, but a specific call for nominations will be sent out to faculty by email on approximately May 1st. Deadline for nominations is May 15th. The award will be made shortly thereafter.
Value: $500. The winning student will also have their name added to a plaque within the department.
Criteria: The winning TA will be judged by the graduate committee. The winning TA should not only meet but also exceed the department’s expectations for TA’s.