We offer assistantships, fellowships and
scholarships for highly qualified MBA applicants to help
offset our already competitive tuition
cost. Both domestic and international applicants are considered
for these opportunities. There is not a separate application
process for scholarships, fellowships and scholarships, with the
exception of the Arthur A. Schomburg Graduate Fellowship, the
Robert Balk Scholarship and the Western New York Prosperity
Scholarship, as detailed in the links below.
For priority consideration of assistantship, fellowship and
scholarship opportunities, submit your completed MBA application by
the February 1 deadline.
Examples of these awards include:
- Do you have outstanding credentials? Demonstrated leadership
experience? Excellent communication skills? Strong analytical and
quantitative skills? Through generous partnership with M&T Bank and Rich Products, our Connection to
Excellence (C2E) Scholarship is awarded to highly qualified
full-time UB MBA candidates with 3 or more years work experience,
competitive GMAT/GRE scores and an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or
The C2E Scholarship provides full tuition and fees, as well as
significant individual career development benefits beyond what you
would normally receive in our top-ranked MBA program. There is no
separate application process for the C2E Scholarship, but if you
meet the above profile, contact us and let us know you are interested
in fully funding your UB MBA education and launching your career to
- UB MBA Scholarships are awarded to up to 15 students each year
and renewable for a second year, provided the
recipient maintains a GPA above 3.25. These are merit awards
based on academic and employment history and are available to
domestic and international students.
- Western New
York Prosperity Scholarship program assists undergraduate
and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that
further economic development and growth, especially in Western New
- CyberCorps Scholarship for Service
program, through the National Science Foundation, awards stipends
of up to $25,000 for master's degree students.
- The William C. King Scholarship is offered through the
generosity of William C. and Gloria K. King. It is a merit-based
MBA scholarship of $15,000 awarded to high achieving School of
Management undergraduates pursuing a School of Management full-time
MBA. This scholarship is awarded in the first year of the full-time
MBA program and is renewable for the second year, based on
performance. This scholarship is limited to US domestic students
only. Eligible students will be UB School of Management
undergraduates, in good standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a
GMAT score of 600 or better (or a combined GRE score of 310 or
better) and either seniors admitted to the full-time MBA program or
juniors admitted to the joint BS/MBA program.
- UB School of Management Veterans – The Harold
& Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation, Inc. has announced
funding opportunities for 2017. The Foundation will award up
to 50 $1,000 scholarships to U.S. citizens who are matriculating in
an AACSB-accredited School of Business. Scholarships will be
awarded in two categories: (1) The Foundation will award
scholarships to worthy students choosing to pursue a graduate or
undergraduate degree in marketing. (2) Given the particular
interest in supporting education of U.S. veterans, the Foundation
seeks to award scholarships to U.S. veterans and especially seeks
students holding a Combat Infantry Badge, suffered serious injury
due to combat action, received a Purple Heart, served or continues
to serve with honor and distinction, or were honorably discharged
from military service. Candidates pursuing scholarships on the
latter basis need not be majoring in marketing or business as a
condition of candidacy for a scholarship. Applications must be
submitted after May 1, 2017 but before August 29, 2017. An
electronic scholarship application form can be accessed by visiting
the Foundation website, www.berkmanfoundation.org.
The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation,
Inc.® is founded by Harold W. Berkman and his wife, Muriel. Dr.
Berkman previously served as Vice Dean and Professor of Management
and Marketing at the University of Miami. He is the founder of the
Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) as well as the Journal of the
Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS). Since the inception of AMS he
has served as Executive Vice President and Director. Dr. Berkman
has authored or co-authored 18 textbooks and numerous scholarly
articles in the marketing research literature. Dr. Berkman is
a WWII veteran and earned his combat infantry badge by seeing
action from the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes Campaign, the
Rhineland Campaign and the Central Europe Campaign. He received
multiple recognitions for his service including a recognition from
the President of the Republic of France naming him a Chevalier de
la Légion d'honneur (Knight of the Empire).
- The Robert Balk Scholarship provides assistance to students
with a physical disability. To be considered for this award,
contact Disability Services via email or
call 716-645-2608 to set up an appointment with the director.
- Other grants, including the Helen Crosby Scholarship, Procter
Graduate Fellowship, Ivers Management Scholarship, Mathewson
Memorial Scholarship and Zielinksi Management Scholarship, are
available on a rotating basis.
- Graduate and teaching assistantships are offered each year to a
select number of qualified full-time MBA students. These students
assist with school or university administration or teaching or
undertake research with faculty members. Although responsibilities
vary by assignment, assistants generally work 20 hours per week.
Graduate and teaching assistants receive a stipend plus a
$7,500 tuition scholarship.