General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship

In order to enhance the educational experience of University at Buffalo students who have served or are serving in the United States Military, SFC Robert Gilbert has established the General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship to be used for the purpose of providing financial support to veteran students in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Funds are awarded annually, and are renewable for an additional year or with exceptional circumstances as deemed by the Selection Committee and as long as the recipient meets all criteria. The recipient will be selected based on individual merit and financial need. University faculty and staff are encouraged to recommend students whom they believe would qualify.

Any disbursements made to individuals must be made in accordance with UB’s equal opportunity guidelines: “No person, in whatever relationship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, creed, color, handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, marital or veteran status.”


  • Applicants must be current undergraduate, veteran students who are pursuing a major or minor within the College of Arts and Sciences. (Preference will be given to College of Arts & Sciences majors.)
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and maintain this GPA once funds have been awarded.

Application Procedure

  • Log in to using your UBIT name and password.
  • Fill out one general application each term.
  • If you are eligible for this scholarship, it will appear in your list. 

Recipients are expected to write a thank you letter to the donor.

With questions, please contact:

Submission Deadline: March 15