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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, 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.

Graduate Opportunity Program (GOP)

The Graduate Opportunity Program provides tuition assistance to EOP, HEOP and SEEK graduates who are undertaking graduate study at participating SUNY institutions. More information can be found on our website.


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, teach 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 Financial Aid for information.

Third Party Financing

The State University of New York at Buffalo works diligently to ensure that its officers, employees and agents avoid conflicts of interest in connection with their responsibilities relating to providing and administering student loans for our students. These links are provided for informational purposes only and do not imply any endorsement.

Please read the Student Loan Practices of Conduct.

Act now.

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

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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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