AERC provides a number of scholarships to aspiring students admitted in category B and category C universities. To merit consideration, candidates should apply and be accepted by one of the category B or category C universities. The Head of the Economics Department at their respective university should endorse applications for AERC support. Amongst other qualifying factors, criteria for selection for AERC support include the following:
- Applicant must have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Economics or related field from an accredited university;
- Must possess admission into any of the CMAP category B or category C universities; and
- Qualified women and applicants from post-conflict and fragile states are particularly encouraged to apply.