This prize was established by a group of colleagues, former students, and family of the late Professor C.A. Curtis in his memory, to be awarded annually for the best doctoral thesis.

Established in January 2001 by Alfred and Isabel Bader in recognition of the tremendous contribution of David C. Smith, LLD 1994, to the growth and development of the Graduate Program in the Department of Economics at Queen's University, while he was department head from 1968 to 1981, and to his work with Alfred and Isabel Bader in establishing the International Study Centre at Herstmonceux.

Established in May 2018 by Marguerite Prachowny in memory of her husband Martin F.J. Prachowny, who taught in the Department of Economics, 1967-2000. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to funding-eligible Masters or PhD students enrolled in the Department of Economics in the School of Graduate Studies.

Established by his wife and family in memory of Richard S. Malone, retired publisher of The Globe and Mail, to encourage the study of Economics by Canadian citizens who are pursuing or who intend to pursue a career in Journalism in Canada.

The Scarthingmoor PhD Thesis Prize is awarded to the author of the best PhD thesis in selected areas during the preceding two years.

Established by E. Gay Mitchell, B.A. '84, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a graduate student in either the Master's or Doctoral degree program in the Department of Economics and/or the School of Business, with a designated research specialization in Finance.

Awarded annually to a doctoral student in their third year of study who has submitted the best second-year required research paper.

Established in 2014 by Neil Morrison, BA 1986. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to funding-eligible Masters and Ph.D. level students enrolled in the Department of Economics in the School of Graduate Studies.

Established in October 2005 by Eric C. Tripp, B.A. (Hons) 1981, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a graduate student in either the Master's or Doctoral degree program in the Department of Economics whose research is related to financial markets.