Student Fellowships and Funding Opportunities

Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled full-time to be eligible for a teaching assistant position or fellowship.  

Economics Undergraduate Student Opportunities

Economics Teaching Assistants
Students pursuing a BS in Economics are eligible to apply for a limited number of teaching assistant (TA) positions. The TA positions are a unique and fun opportunity! The TA will serve as ambassadors for the Economics Program at CSM. Some of the TA duties include assisting in the classroom during EBGN201 Principles of Economics recitation courses, organizing the Econ Club events, representing the program at various events on campus, and other fun duties. An email will be sent to all majors each spring to apply for the TA positions to begin in the fall semester. The position requires an average of five hours a week of work.

External Source - Society for Mining Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Student Scholarships

Outside Scholarship - The Imerys Scholarship Program is open to exemplary Juniors and Seniors who are majoring in Economics. Interested students should go to www.imerys.com, click on Recruitment, and look under Imerys North America Scholarship program.

Engineering Technology & Management (ETM) Student Opportunities

Teaching assistant positions - Apply by March 1st to compete for limited teaching assistant (TA) positions to begin in the following fall semester. PhD students have priority on the available positions. We hire approximately 10 students to teach principles of economics recitation sections. We also hire students to work as hourly graduate assistants to grade for courses. Faculty members will hire students as research assistants (RA) when research projects are secured. Once you enroll at Mines you can search for campus positions in Diggernet.


Mineral and Energy Economics  (MEE) Student Opportunities

Teaching assistant positions - Apply by March 1st to compete for limited teaching assistant (TA) positions to begin in the following fall semester. PhD students have priority on the available positions. We hire approximately 10 students to teach principles of economics recitation sections. We also hire students to work as hourly graduate assistants to grade for courses. Faculty members will hire students as research assistants (RA) when research projects are secured. Once you enroll at Mines students may search for on-campus positions in Diggernet.

Darlene Regina Pauli Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Female Colorado residents pursuing a master of science degree in any geological science at Colorado School of Mines, with a preference for students pursuing a master's of science degree in Mineral and Energy Economics. This is an annual, need-based scholarship; must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Contact the Division of Economics and Business for details on applying. The average award is $2000 per year.

Resource Capital Funds
(RCF) Graduate Fellowship
RCF is a mining-focused private equity firm based in Denver. A fund was established by RCF in 2002 to provide financial awards in the form of a fellowship to graduate students enrolled or who will be enrolled as a full-time candidate for either a Master of Science or a Doctor of Philosophy degree in either Mining and Earth Systems Engineering or Mineral and Energy Economics. Fellowship recipients will have an outstanding academic background and a strong interest in the mining industry with an emphasis on mine finance, project evaluation, feasibility and mineral economics. The fellowship recipient must achieve a minimum GPA of a 3.50 during the first semester to remain eligible to receive the funds during the second semester, as well as to be considered for the summer internship program. If interested, submit a cover letter and resume to Kathleen Martin by January 31st.

Royal Gold, Inc Fellowship
It is Royal Gold's desire to see vibrant minerals program at academic institutions so the much needed professional support will continue to be available for the minerals industry well into the future. Royal Gold has provided two merit based "Royal Gold" scholarship funds for two Mineral and Energy Economics students focused on a career in minerals. The typical award is $2000 per year.

External source - Society for Mining Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Student Scholarships

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