Economics Scholarships/Awards available for 2018-2019

The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for the following 2018/2019 student scholarships and awards: 

Graduate and Undergraduate students:

Undergraduate students:

Apply online in the UB Scholarship Portal.  This is the only way to submit applications.

Please note: Effective fall 2018: Applications for economics scholarships and awards have transitioned to a new scholarship management system. Visit the UB Scholarship Portal to view and apply for current opportunities.

You can sign in to the secure portal with your UB credentials and submit a general application at any time. The system will match you with current and future opportunities offered by our department, the College of Arts and Sciences and the university.

Please be sure to fully answer all General Application questions to give yourself the best chance at qualifying for opportunities.  Some opportunities require additional scholarship/award-specific questions. This includes the two scholarships and one award listed above.  

  • You may apply to any or all of the opportunities for which you believe you may qualify.   
  • Deadline for applications: Monday, January 14, 2019.
  • Winners will be announced end of January 2019.

Questions? Please email and fill the subject line as follows:

Kogut: Kogut 2018                

Scarpati: Scarpati 2018

Strauss: WASES 2018

The Department of Economics is grateful to all of our contributors: 

• The Kogut Brothers of New York Mills Economic Development Award (formerly the Joseph W. Kogut Economic Development Award), est. 2007 – Frederick J. Kogut and Nina F. Kogut-Akkum, Donor Info
• The Matthew Scarpati Endowed Scholarship, est. 2010 – James and Lynn Scarpati, Donor Info
• The William A. Strauss Economics Scholarship Award, est. 2012 – William A. Strauss, Donor Info