Awarded annually to the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the Economics program, preference is given to a student whose study focuses on public economics. The scholarship was established in 2001 by the Taylor-Ebanks family in memory of Professor W. Irwin Gillespie, a member of the Department of Economics from 1964 to 1997. Dr. Marvin Taylor, a member of the family, was the last Ph.D. student Professor Gillespie supervised before he passed away.

Award Recipients

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Jamil Sayeed
Ph.D. Economics
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Hassan Ghulampor
Ph.D. Economics
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Charles J. Saunders
Ph.D. Economics
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Muhammad I. Ariffin
Ph.D. Economics
2013
Susan M. Bennet
Ph.D. Economics
2012
Yang Zou
Ph.D. Economics
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Yao Qin
Ph.D. Economics
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Afshan A. Dar
Ph.D. Economics
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Abeer Reza
Ph.D. Economics
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Youssef Boudribila
Ph.D. Economics
2007
Haizhen Mou
Ph.D. Economics
2006
Sui Sui
Ph.D. Economics
2005
not awarded
2004
Ting Zhang
Ph.D. Economics