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Undergraduate Scholarships

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Application Deadline: July 1

The following are brief descriptions of the undergraduate scholarship opportunities available to juniors and seniors in the School of Management. Each fall semester, various scholarships are awarded to junior and senior School of Management majors.

To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, a student must be at least a junior enrolled full-time for the subsequent semester in School of Management 300 or 400 level courses and must 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.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Criteria and Descriptions

 

The Challen Family Scholarship

  • Multiple Awards - Awards will be based on academic merit and financial need. Recipient must be a Western New York native. 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 in financial need. Established in 2010 by Dr. Hsinchun Chen, MBA ’85 and Dr. Hsiao-Hui Chow, PhD ’89 (School of Pharmacy). Read more

Michael J. Christopher Scholarship

  • Awarded annually to one student - Award will be based on academic merit and financial need.  It is the preference of the donor that the awardee be a western New York native who is a non-traditional student. Made available by the generous gift of Michael J. Christopher.  

John G. and Elizabeth Gibbons Scholarship

  • Multiple Awards - Awards will be 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 - Award will be 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 - Award will be 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 - Award will be 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.

The Robert H. Balk Award

  • Awarded to a junior or senior level student with a physical disability who is enrolled in the University at Buffalo School of Management. Eligible students will be determined by the UB Office of Accessibility Resources. A physical disability is defined as a significant, permanent or long-standing physical or sensory impairment which substantially limits one of more of the major life activities of the applicant. This application requires the completion of all procedures stated above plus a written statement from the director of the UB Office of Accessibility Resources in 25 Capen Hall.

Learn about the School of Management’s Joseph T.J. Stewart Global Citizenship Program Study-Abroad Scholarship