Joseph K. Heyman Scholarship
Named for the founder of our club and AEC's first president, the Atlanta Economics Club presents the Joseph K. Heyman scholarship to an outstanding student in economics. This scholarship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a metropolitan Atlanta college or university.
We are currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2013 – 2014 fiscal year. The deadline to receive 2013-2014 applications has passed. Please check back next year to apply for the 2014-2015 scholarship.
2012 – 2013 Recipient
This year's winner was Nga (Lucy) Than from Agnes Scott College. Lucy is a senior double majoring in Economics and Math with a 3.9 GPA. She was chosen to participate in a summer internship through the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Vietnam this summer where she worked on research projects in macroeconomics and development economics. After she graduates this spring, Lucy plans to pursue her Ph.D. in economics.
Maria Camila Morales from Georgia State University was named as runner-up for the scholarship. Maria Camilla is a senior Economics major with a 3.98 GPA. Maria Camilla has been actively involved in research at the undergraduate level and was selected to participate in the Summer Research Intern Program at GSU this summer. After she graduates, Maria Camilla plans to pursue her Ph.D. in Economics and aspires to work as a researcher for the Inter-American Development Bank.