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Undergraduate Scholarships

In the table below, you will find brief descriptions of the scholarships awarded each fall to juniors and seniors in the School of Management.

  • If you would like to be considered for one of the awards, complete the online application materials and be sure to include the scholarships for which you would like to be considered. Do not apply for any scholarship for which you do not meet the application criteria.
  • A completed application must include the awards for which you would like to be considered, the online application, an electronic résumé and an electronic, one-page written statement explaining why you should be considered. (Although you may ask to be considered for more than one scholarship if you meet the criteria, a student may not be awarded more than one scholarship from the School of Management in any given year.)
  • If you did not file a FAFSA application, you cannot apply for a scholarship that requires demonstration of financial need.

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a junior or senior enrolled full time for the subsequent semester in School of Management 300 or 400 level courses and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5.

If you are a new fall transfer student, you must also submit an updated transcript that includes your grades from the spring semester.

Applications available April 1 - July 1; Deadline July 1.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Criteria and Descriptions

The Challen Family Scholarship

Multiple awards will be based on academic merit and financial need. Recipients must be Western New York natives. Made available by the generous bequest of Bruce Challen '30, deceased 1993.

Hsinchun Chen and Hsaio-Hui Chow Scholarship

Awarded annually to two Management Information Systems students with financial need. Established in 2010 by Dr. Hsinchun Chen, MBA ’85, and Dr. Hsiao-Hui Chow, PhD ’89 (School of Pharmacy).

Michael J. Christopher Scholarship

Awarded annually to two students based on academic merit and financial need. It is the preference of the donor that the awardees be Western New York natives who are nontraditional students. Made available by the generous gift of Michael J. Christopher. 

John G. and Elizabeth Gibbons Scholarship

Multiple awards will be given based on academic merit. Made available by the generous bequest of John G. Gibbons '31, deceased 1987, and his wife, Elizabeth, deceased 1994.

Charles W. Pearson Scholarship

Awarded annually to one or two students based on academic merit and financial need. Established in 1977 by the generous bequest of Charles W. Pearson and subsequent donations from family, friends and alumni. 

Amena and Hatim Nakhoda & Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to one or two students based upon academic merit and financial need. Established in 2007 by Moeez H. Nakhoda '91 and family.  

Arthur and Louise Wasserman Scholarship

Awarded annually to one student based on academic merit and financial need. It is the preference of the donor that the awardee be a Western New York native of Jewish heritage.