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:
- Arthur A. Schomburg Graduate Fellowships,
through the State University of New York, provide generous stipends
and tuition scholarships for under-represented minority graduate
- Dean's Scholarships are awarded to up to 15 students each year
and renewable for a second year, provided the
recipient maintains a GPA above 3.0. These are merit awards
based on academic and employment history and are available to
domestic and international students.
- CyberCorps Scholarship for
Service program, through the National Science Foundation, awards
stipends of up to $25,000 for master's degree students.
- 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.
Bank MBA Fellowships [PDF] cover the greater part of tuition
and fees for two students each year with the potential to enter the
Executive Associate career track at this top 20 full-service U.S.
- The School
of Management Alumni Association Scholarship in the
amount of $7,500 is awarded to an incoming full-time MBA student
and is renewable for the second year based on satisfactory academic
performance and co-curricular involvement.
- 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.
- 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
- Other grants, including the Arun Jain Fellowship, Helen Crosby
Scholarship, Procter Graduate Fellowship, Ivers Management
Scholarship, Mathewson Memorial Scholarship and Zielinksi
Management Scholarship, are available on a rotating
- Visit the Office of Financial
Aid for details and information on university-based
financial aid programs.