Awarded annually to undergraduate students who are registered in a program in the Department of Economics and who are in need of financial assistance. Recipients will demonstrate financial need, must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person), and must meet OSAP’s Ontario Residency requirements. Endowed in 1997 by Irwin Gillespie, a member of the Department of Economics from 1964 to 1997, and friends.