Lung-ho Lin Memorial Scholarship in Economics

Dr. Lung-ho Lin touched the lives of many students in his years of service as an Economics faculty member. He was highly regarded by faculty and students alike as an outstanding professional, a mentor, and a friend to many.

His legacy as a teacher and mentor is being honored in the establishment of the Dr. Lung-ho Lin Memorial Scholarship in Economics. Contributions to the fund have come from Lung-ho’s family, friends, and colleagues.

The scholarship will be awarded to one or more students per year on a competitive basis with the potential to be renewed each year until graduation.

Eligibility Criteria

Students eligible to apply for this scholarship would have to meet
the following criteria:

  •  Be enrolled as an undergraduate at The University of Akron, Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in economics at the time of acceptance of award.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student during the period of the award.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Consideration will also be given to the degree of student interest in macroeconomics and to their financial need.

Application Procedures

Applications are accepted anytime, but awards will generally be made in June for the following academic year. A committee consisting of the Department Chair, Undergraduate Advisor, and one additional elected faculty member will select the recipient of this scholarship.

To apply, prepare a letter expressing your interest in being considered for the scholarship. Also include a one page statement addressing (1) why you are majoring (or intend to major) in economics, and (2) your career interests upon graduation. Send your letter to the following address:

Chair, Department of Economics
The University of Akron
Arts and Sciences Building, Room 430
Akron, OH 44325-1908