Gumbiner Savett Inc. Endowed Undergraduate Prize

The Gumbiner Savett Inc. Endowed Undergraduate Prize was established in 2000 by Gumbiner, Savett, Finkel, Fingleson & Rose, Inc. in honor of Professor Harry Simons, to provide a prize for undergraduate students majoring in Economics who are intending to minor or take Accounting courses in UCLA’s College of Letters and Science. The fund will be under the direction of the Director of the Business Economics Program in the College, with consultation from an appropriate faculty member in Accounting from the Anderson Business School.

The donors have specified particular criteria for many of the awards, however the following information applies to all awards in the Department of Economics:

  1. You must be officially declared as an Economics or a Business Economics MAJOR (or you must have completed the prep for one of these MAJORS and indicate that you will apply to the major by the scholarship application deadline.
  2. You must be a full-time UCLA student for the entire academic year.
  3. Award recipients are required to write a thank you.
  4. Bios of the award recipients will be shown on the Department of Economics Scholarship Website.
  5. Scholarship awards are only for the current academic year. Receiving a scholarship one year does not guarantee a scholarship award the following year.
  6. The scholarship funds will pay out to each recipient in Winter and Spring quarters.
  7. U.S. Citizens and International Students are eligible to apply. However, International students may not apply for financial need based scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduates officially in any Department of Economics major
  • Academic merit
  • To support undergraduate accounting scholarships

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship criteria, please contact the Department of Economics through MyUCLA via the Message Center.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Which Department of Economics Scholarships are you applying to?
  2. Describe your major and career goals, and indicate why you qualify for this particular scholarship in the Department of Economics.
  3. I am officially declared as a Business Economics or Economics major. Please select an option below.
  4. I confirm that I will be a full-time student for the entire academic year in which I am applying for a scholarship. Please select option below.
  5. Please upload a PDF copy of your most recent UCLA Degree Audit Report (DAR).
  6. Please upload a PDF file of your current resume.
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