Graduate Awards and Fellowships

A view of the buffalo statue outside the Center for the Arts.
College of Arts and Sciences Student Emergency Fund

This fund was established to provide temporary financial assistance for immediate and current emergency situations. 


  • Any undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Open to international students and domestic students
  • Must be currently enrolled at least half-time and be in good academic standing

Application Procedure

  • Log in to using your UBIT name and password
  • Fill out the general application and answer additional questions about emergency funding

With questions, please contact:

The following awards are made available to graduate students within the College of Arts and Sciences. Students who apply for and receive an assistantship remain eligible for these awards. Research funds are intended to support the research accomplishments of graduate students.

Students must be nominated by their academic unit to receive financial assistance via Presidential Fellowships, Dean's Scholarships and Schomburg Fellowships. 

Sponsored by New York State, this program offers support for historically underrepresented students in graduate programs across the university. 

The Graduate Opportunity Program (GOP; formerly GEOP) provides tuition scholarships to New York State residents who participated as undergraduates in certified EOP, HEOP or SEEK programs.

This fund provides grants to graduate students for research expenses related to their thesis or dissertation.


To learn more about these awards, please contact:

For information on additional awards and fellowships, graduate students are encouraged to contact their department or program or visit the UB Graduate School.