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:
A. Schomburg Graduate Fellowships, through the State University
of New York, provide generous stipends and tuition scholarships for
under-represented minority graduate students.
- 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.
- M&T 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. commercial bank.
- The School
of Management Alumni Association Global Network
Scholarship in the amount of $18,500 is awarded to an incoming
full-time MBA student and is renewable for the second year based on
satisfactory academic performance and co-curricular
- 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.
- 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 Arun Jain Fellowship, Helen Crosby
Scholarship, Procter Graduate Fellowship, Ivers Management
Scholarship, Mathewson Memorial Scholarship and Zielinksi
Management Scholarship, are available on a rotating
- 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.