All Opportunities

Welcome to the University at Buffalo Scholarship Portal!

The UB Scholarship Portal is a smart shortcut to apply for campus philanthropic scholarships. Log in and complete one application annually to be considered for multiple opportunities. When fully operational, the UB Scholarship Portal will streamline your search for the nearly 900 philanthropic scholarships across campus. Please visit: Financial Aid – Scholarships and check your departmental web site for additional scholarship information.

All currently enrolled students may sign into UB’s Scholarship Portal with your UBIT username and password. Your first step is to complete a General Application. Your responses may prompt a request for you to complete a Conditional Application or additional, scholarship specific questions. Follow your personalized red action prompts on your dashboard and check back on your application status regularly. If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you will receive an email from ubscholarships@buffalo.edu. This email will provide you the steps that you will need to take to for the scholarship to be applied to your student account. All email notifications will be sent to your buffalo.edu email account – please make sure to check your email on a regular basis.

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) application is now closed. The deadline to submit a completed application was December 10, 2021. All applications will be reviewed by committee. Applicants will be notified of the decision via email and all decisions are final. Students who are or were enrolled at the University at Buffalo during the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for an emergency grant, regardless of citizenship status or Title IV financial aid eligibility. Priority is given to students with exceptional need. However, all applications will be considered. A 2021-22 FAFSA is required for all domestic students. International, DACA and undocumented students should submit the HEERF Application for International Students which will require additional financial information in lieu of the FAFSA. HEERF grant funding may assist with any expense related to the cost of attendance (tuition, fees, books and supplies, housing and transportation) as well as emergency costs that arise due to the coronavirus (health care, dependent care, etc.) NOTE: The General Application must be submitted prior to completing the HEERF application.

Please visit: Financial Aid COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

We recommend that you set up direct deposit with the university to expedite delivery of any scholarships eligible for a refund. For more information on direct deposit, please visit: Direct Deposit of Refunds

Keyword searches should be limited to one word or phrase (ex. engineering). Do not use comma separators or unrelated strings (ex. math, physics; arts and sciences political science).

Award amounts published are for general information and actual amounts may vary.

Opportunities are scholarships accepting applications. Recommended Opportunities match with your application responses or HUB credentials, so explore those first and consider answering the required questions. You may apply for any opportunity if you meet the basic qualifications.

Action options are “none” (students are automatically considered if qualified) or “apply” (you need to answer supplemental questions to be considered).

Deadlines are 11:59 PM on the posted date. All application materials, including reference letters must be submitted on time to be considered.

Qualifying for a scholarship is not a guarantee of funding. Even if not specifically stated, scholarships are typically reserved for students in good academic standing who are also making satisfactory progress towards a degree. International students can apply for all scholarship opportunities except where noted.

Questions can be referred to ubscholarships@buffalo.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Evelyn Rumsey Lord Fund - Part 1
The purpose of the Rumsey Award is to provide funding for summer travel...
Deadline02/07/2022
$500.00 The Gender Institute and Experiential Learning Network Undergraduate Scholarship (State/IFR)
The Gender Institute and the Experiential Learning Network awards two...
Deadline02/12/2022
up to $3,000 Amy Bresney Scholarship Fund
Established in 2018 by Mr. Michael J. Bresney, BS ’78. Must be an...
Deadline02/16/2022
$475 Dean Paul E. Mohn Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by William Weppner, BS EE ’59, to honor the first dean of UB...
Deadline02/16/2022
$1,000 to $3,000 Gustav and Grete Zimmer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by Grete M. Zimmer to support undergraduate majors in...
Deadline02/16/2022
up to $1000 John W. Danforth Company Senior Scholar Award
Established in 2003 by the John W. Danforth Company. Must be a senior...
Deadline02/16/2022
$500 Matthew Grappone Memorial Book Award
Established in 2009 by William Grappone and his wife Anna Stave in...
Deadline02/16/2022
up to $1,000 SEAS Student Leaders Scholarship Fund
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Leadership Scholarship...
Deadline02/16/2022
up to $3000 Stephen Still Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Established in 2020 by Dr. Stephen Still BS’76. Must be an undergraduate...
Deadline02/16/2022
Varies Isabel S. Marcus International Research Fellowship
Established in 2012 to honor the distinguished contributions to research...
Deadline02/19/2022
Varies Evelyn Rumsey Lord Fund - Part 2
The purpose of the Rumsey Award is to provide funding for summer travel...
Deadline02/21/2022
$900.00 Gersky Family Fund for WiSE
This fund was established in 2018. Preference will be given to...
Deadline02/25/2022
Varies Abe Halbreich Memorial Fund
Established in 1953 by Stanley Halbreich. Must be a sophomore, junior,...
Deadline03/01/2022
Varies LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association Fund
The Pride Scholarship was established in 2021 by the LGBTQ Faculty and...
Deadline03/01/2022
up to $25,000 WNY Prosperity Fellowship
Established by the Prentice Family Foundation. Must be a promising...
Deadline03/04/2022
up to $5,000 Barbara and Jack Davis Engineering Education Endowment Fund
Established in 2012 by Mr. John R. Davis, Jr., BS ’55, and Mrs. Barbara...
Deadline03/27/2022
up to full NYS tuition and fees Felix Smist Scholarship Fund
Established in 2005 by James Smist, BS ‘80 and Mary Smist, to honor...
Deadline03/27/2022
up to $750 Tau Beta Pi Student Leadership Scholarship - New York Nu Chapter
Established by Drs. Robert E., MS ‘76 & PhD ’84, and Grace M. Barnes, MA...
Deadline03/31/2022
up to $3,000 Matthew R. Enright Award for Experiential Learning
Established in 2016 by Mr. and Mrs. David Walter in memory of their son,...
Deadline04/15/2022
$4K first prize; $2K second prize for each grad and undergrad Silent Hoist and Crane Co., Materials Handling Prize Award
Established in 1960 by the Wunsch Foundation. Selection based on a...
Deadline04/15/2022
Varies Lester Gerhardt Experiential Learning Fund
Established by Karen R. Gerhardt in memory of her husband Lester...
Deadline04/30/2022
$500 David and Rebecca Skerker Fund
Established in 1965 by Bernard Skerker. Must be an admitted or current...
Deadline06/01/2022
Varies RED Student Emergency Fund
Established to provide temporary financial assistance for immediate and...
Deadline06/01/2022
Varies School of Architecture and Planning Student Emergency Fund
Established to provide temporary financial assistance for immediate and...
Deadline06/01/2022
up to $500 UB Fund for the Honors College: Academic Enrichment Fund
Provides financial support to Honors College Scholars in good standing...
Deadline06/01/2022
Varies School of Dental Medicine Student Emergency Fund - UBF
Established to provide temporary financial assistance for immediate and...
Deadline06/28/2022
Multiple awards per review cycle: typically $200-$3,000 Bauer Foundation WiSE Experiential Learning Fund
Funded by the Bauer Family Foundation to support undergraduate students...
$1,500 Beulah Alexander Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by Beuline Crawford in honor of her mother, Beulah Alexander...
$1,000 Buffalo Public High School Aspire Scholarship
Must be an accepted or current University at Buffalo undergraduate in...
Varies College of Arts and Sciences Experiential Learning Fund
These funds support undergraduate experiential learning opportunities....
Varies General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship
Established anonymously in 2008, in honor of General Myer and Private...
$1,000 Greater Washington DC Area Alumni Scholarship
Established in 2015 by Joseph P. Esposito, BA ’75. Must be an...
Varies Guardian Scholars Fund
Through the generosity of Timothy M. Harmon, BS’74 and Jill Harmon,...
up to $2,500 Hutchinson Central Technical High School Access Scholarship Program
Renewable scholarships for academically outstanding freshman recruits...
Varies International Education Student Emergency Fund
The Office of International Education and the broader UB community want...
Varies Kadzik-Weiss Experiential Fund
This fund will be used to provide annual experiential learning support...
Varies Mary Lou Schillinger Scholarship
To provide tuition assistance to recruit and retain women pursuing an...
Varies Panas-Matz Scholars Fund
This fund will be used by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences...
$1,000 Paul A. Nussbaum Undergraduate Scholarship
Paul A. Nussbaum, BA ’67, established this scholarship in 2014 to assist...
Varies Paul Pizzella and Marta Ayala Experiential Learning Fund
This fund provides financial support for experiential learning and...
Varies Remillard Senior Year Assistance Endowment Fund
Established in 2013 for College of Arts and Sciences majors. Must...
$500 Roberta A. and George E. Stevens Fund for International Educational Experiences
Founded in 2014 to support experiential learning opportunities for...
Varies Student Experiential Learning Fund for the Strategic Communication and Marketing Initiative
Established by James, J. Gerace, Jr., BA’86 in 2018. Funds are used for...
Varies Tilmon F. Brown and Jonnie R. Brown Scholarship Fund
Established in 2010 by Tilmon F. and Jonnie R. Brown to provide...
Varies Walker Family Experiential Learning Fund
Established in 2016 by John P. Walker, BA ’71, these funds support...
Varies Walter and Miriam Hass Student Excellence Fund
This fund will be used to support non-tuition expenses for an...
up to $500 William C. and Annette L. Rock Fund for College of Arts and Sciences Study Abroad
Established in 2005 for a College of Arts and Sciences major. Must be...
up to $500 William C. and Annette L. Rock Fund for College of Arts and Sciences Study Abroad
Established in 2005 for a College of Arts and Sciences major. Must be...
up to $2,500 Professor Edward P. Furlani Scholarship
Karen Furlani honored her late husband, former UB engineering professor,...
Ended
up to $1,000 Irving H. Shames Endowment Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2011 by Lisa R. Shames and Bruce Shames in honor of their...
Ended