Tanner McCarty will receive a renewable tuition waiver and assistantship valued at more than $40,000 to attend Purdue University to study natural resource economics this fall.

Kegan Reiswig will receive a very similar renewable assistantship for graduate study at the University of Illinois in natural resource economics.

In the past three years, six economics majors have been offered major financial awards from Big Ten Universities, including the University of Minnesota School of Law.

State Farm Insurance Company notified Nick Enger that he’ll receive one of only three competitive finance internships from the company’s regional office in Greeley, Colo. The ten-week internship will take place this summer.