UB Alumni Association Forever Blue Alumni Scholarship

The UBAA Forever Blue Alumni Scholarship was established in 2019 by the UB Alumni Association Board of Directors to recognize deserving and passionate UB alumni who choose to continue their education for a second degree at the University at Buffalo. Awarded annually in the spring semester to qualifying UB graduates who demonstrate strong leadership skills and involvement in extracurricular and/or community activities with evidence of UB involvement during and after completion of first degree.

Applicants must submit a short essay on leadership, as well as one letter of recommendation from a member of the UB faculty or staff. Letters of recommendation from other universities may be considered if it offers compelling and first-hand observation of leadership activities. Preference given to students who completed their previous degree with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

up to $5,000
Office of Alumni Engagement
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a short essay on leadership and your UB extracurricular and/or community involvement while a student and after graduation. Address your UB involvement, positions held, your leadership vision, values, style and actions.
  2. University at Buffalo faculty or staff reference
  3. To attest to your UB degree conferral you will need to verify here that you have uploaded a PDF of your Academic Advising Report in the General Application.
  4. Please upload a PDF of your Academic Advising Report (AAR) to share with the review team determining your eligibility. If you upload the file, you are giving permission to the scholarship review committee to view this protected information.
  5. Reference Request - Supplemental (Optional)