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UB MBA Scholarships and Fellowships

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 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 York.
  • 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 involvement.
  • 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 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.

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