Funding Your Degree

Invest in most valuable asset - yourself

If you have a strong academic record, are highly motivated and have an unwavering commitment to hard work, UB delivers an exceptional personal, professional and financial return.

To enhance the University at Buffalo's already competitive tuition, we award scholarships, fellowships and assistantships for outstanding, highly motivated students. All awards are merit-based and may be funded for full or partial tuition. 

Scholarships and Fellowships

In addition to those listed below, there are numerous other scholarships and fellowships available for highly qualified graduate students. Visit The Graduate School's website for more information.

CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service

UB graduate students are eligible to receive an award of up to $34,000 through the CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service program funded by the National Science Foundation.

Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship

The Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship is awarded to high-achieving, underrepresented minority applicants. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, be enrolled full time in the UB MS MIS program, and at enrollment have a cumulative undergraduate GPA minimum of 3.0. All eligible students are considered for the fellowship, which consists of a tuition award and  stipend valued at $23,500.

Robert Balk Scholarship

The Robert Balk Scholarship provides assistance to students with a physical disability. To be considered, contact UB Accessibility Resources via email or call 716-645-2608.

A six-time Paralympian with six medals, Robert Balk, BS ’88, is the former chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Athletes’ Council, and a former member of the IPC Governing Board, the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes Commission, and the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athletes Advisory Council. Professionally, Balk is a venture capital investor, entrepreneur and corporate executive.

Assistantships

Graduate student, teaching and research assistantships are offered each year in a competitive process to a select number of qualified full-time students. Students assist with school or university administration, 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 tuition scholarship.

Financial Aid

Visit the Office of Financial Aid for details and information on UB financial aid programs.

Act now.

For priority consideration for scholarships, fellowships and assistantships, submit your completed application by November 15.

Contact Us

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341
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