Fellowships & Scholarships

Fellowships & Scholarships.

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Our generous alumni and friends have established fellowship and scholarship programs aimed at enhancing the educational experiences of our undergraduate students. These fellowships and scholarships are open to undergraduates who are majors and/or intending to major in Biological Sciences and are interested in conducting research. We strongly encourage all our students to apply.

Please contact Dr. Zhen Wang (zhenw@buffalo.edu) for questions.

Applications open each spring for the following awards:

  • McCroskey Endowment Scholarship
  • Knobloch Endowment Scholarship
  • Miles Undergraduate Research Fellowship
  • Raszl Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Applications are accepted throughout the year for the Joseph T. Abate, Undergraduate Travel Fellowship. 

2019 Undergraduate Fellows

Congratulations to our recent undergraduate research fellows, and thank you to our generous donors.

  • Tierney Day, (Guanawardena lab), $2,000., McCroskey Endowment Fellow
  • Hannah Zazulak, (Johnson lab), $2,000., McCroskey Endowment Fellow
  • Megan Wallace, (Lindqvist lab), $1,250., Knoblock Endowment Fellow
  • Katherine Eaton, (Krabbenhoft lab), $1,000., Miles Endowment Fellow
  • Michaela Richter, (Albert lab), $250., Miles Endowment Fellow
  • Taha Faek, (Bliss lab), $1,500, Raszl Endowment Fellow
  • Oran Morton, $1,500, Raszl Endowment Fellow

2017-2018 Undergraduate Fellows

  • Connor Cook, (Xu-Friedman), $1,250., McCroskey Endowment Fellow, and, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2017 and 2018.
  • Logan Fahrenkopf, $2,000., McCroskey Endowment Fellow, and, 2017 and 2018, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Amit Mehrota, (Cullen) $2,000., McCroskey Endowment Fellow, 2017.
  • Kwang Jin (Moses) Chung, (Teschung Lee), $1,250., Knobloch Endowment Fellow, 2017 and 2018 awards, leading to UMD/Ph.D. program. UB Highlight: Volunteering to make a difference.
  • Emily Bonacquisti, (Paul Gollnick), $1,250., Miles Fellowship, 2017 and 2018, leading to UB Pharmacy.
  • Ryan Kaminski, (Dziask), $,1500., Alumni Fellow, 2017 and 2018.

Selected highlights of Undergraduate Fellow Achievement

  • Lulu He (2018 Miles Fellow) is now a MS student of UB pharmacy.
  • Lynn Sidor (2018 McCroskey Fellow) is now a PhD student at University of Rochester
  • Nana Ayoluwa (2018 Knobloch Fellow) now works at Applied Microbiota.
  • Connor Cook (2017 McCroskey Fellow) is now studying at New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Logan Fahrenkopf (2017 McCroskey Fellow) now works at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
  • Kuang Jin (Moses) Chuang (2017 Knobloch Fellow) is now a MD/PhD student at Washington University.
  • Emily Bonacquisti (2017 Miles Fellowship) is now a PhD student at UB pharmacy.
  • Alexa Bracci (2016 McCroskey Fellow) is graduating with highest honors and she will be studying for her graduate degree in Cornell University, UK.
  • Hannah Calkins (2016 Alumni Fellow) has received an outstanding research award for her poster presentation at the UB’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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