Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships

The following awards are made available to undergraduate students within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Applicants and First-Year Students

This scholarship supports students from the Western New York region who are driven to succeed academically and help others, and have been historically underrepresented in higher education. 

This scholarship aims to enhance educational opportunities at UB for graduates from City of Buffalo public high schools. Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Bennett High School.

This scholarship hopes to raise awareness about UB's top-quality yet affordable education among high schools and individuals from the Greater Washington D.C. area.

This scholarship aims to enhance educational opportunities at UB for graduates of Hutchinson Central Technical High School. 

Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

This scholarship provides in-state tuition and fees to students from the Buffalo/Western New York region who demonstrate financial hardship. 

This award was created to reward a hard-working student who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. The student must be a sophomore, junior or senior, and study in one of the disciplines taught by Professor Milbrath: Political Science, Sociology or Environmental Studies.

This endowed fund was created for the purpose of assisting financially disadvantaged students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at UB. 

This fund provides critical financial assistance for students who are near graduation but due to an unexpected financial crisis may be unable to graduate.

This award is intended for College of Arts and Sciences student athletes in track and field.

This award provides financial assistance for students in their senior year who are enrolled within the College of Arts and Sciences.

This scholarship seeks entrepreneurial students interested in improving the Western New York Region.

Study Abroad and International Experience

These scholarship funds are intended to encourage undergraduate students majors in the College of Arts and Sciences to pursue opportunities for study abroad. 

These scholarship funds are intended to encourage undergraduate students majors in the College of Arts and Sciences to pursue international experiential learning opportunities. 

Experiential Learning

This fund was created for the purpose of assisting College of Arts and Sciences students in the pursuit of experiential learning opportunities. 

This endowed fund was created for the purpose of assisting College of Arts and Sciences students in the pursuit of experiential learning opportunities. 

Veterans

This award provides financial support to students who have served, or are currently serving, in the U.S. Military.

Foster Students

This award provides financial assistance to support the academic goals of eligible full and part-time students who are currently or were previously in foster care.

Questions?

To learn more about these scholarships, please contact:

Claire Schen
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Chair, CAS Undergraduate Awards Committee

cschen@buffalo.edu

For information on additional awards and scholarships, undergraduate students are encouraged to contact their department or visit the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA).