Scholarships

Scholarships

The Economics Program at HSU offers 3 annual scholarships directly associated with the field of Economics in addition to the other scholarship opportunities available at HSU.

They are the:

Homer Balabanis Memorial Economic Scholarship
The $1,000 Homer Balabanis Memorial Economic Scholarship, in honor of founding HSU economist Dr. Homer Balabanis, is awarded annually to an Economics student based on academic achievement.
The 2015-2016 recipient is Jesus Lopez
The 2014-2015 recipient was Ricky Blanchard
The 2013-2014 recipient was Jesse Carpentier
The 2012-2013 recipient was Seth Perez
The 2011-1012 recipient was Natalie Green
The 2010-2011 recipient was Charlie Wills
The 2009-2010 recipient was Vivian Helliwell
The 2008-2009 recipient was Jason Robo
The 2007-2008 recipient was Chad St. John
The 2006-2007 recipient was Yuko Iwata 
The 2005-2006 recipient was Thomas Engel 
The 2004-2005 recipient was Yuliis Imel
The 2003-2004 recipient was Lara Remke
The 2002-2003 recipient was Brett Benson
The 2001-2002 recipient was John Speka

Bob R. Kittleson Economic Scholarship
The new $1000 Bob R. Kittleson Economic Scholarship Award, in honor of long-time HSU economist Dr. Bob Kittleson, is awarded annually to an Economics student who has demonstrated outstanding ability, especially relating to the study and understanding of the local economy and the problems of local economic growth.
The 2015-2016 recipient is Andrew Cook
The 2014-2015 recipient was Jesse Carpentier.
The 2013-2014 recipient was Nathan Freney
The 2012-2013 recipient was Sarah Rossig 
The 2011-2012 recipient was Kevin Davis 
The 2010-2011 recipient was Jonathan Ashbach

The 2009-2010 recipient was Teri Grunthaner 
The 2008-2009 recipient was Casey O'Neill
The 2007-2008 recipient was Garrett Perks
The 2006-2007 recipient was Haley French
The 2005-2006 recipient was Greg Konopasek 

Bob R. Kittleson Economic Education Project Award
The new $1000 Bob R. Kittleson Economic Education Project Award, in honor of long-time HSU economist Dr. Bob Kittleson, is awarded annually to the best proposal for a K-12 Economic Education project. This award is open to HSU Economics majors, HSU credential candidates, local K-12 teachers, or local student teachers who have a demonstrated interest in Economic Education in K-12 schools in Humboldt and Del Norte counties.