Willie R. Evans UB Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship

Established in 2010 by the UB Alumni Association in honor of Willie R. Evans, EDM ’60. Must be a full-time undergraduate student with a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian who graduated from UB. Scholarships are awarded annually in the spring semester to qualifying full-time undergraduate students in any academic discipline or course of study. Applicants must describe the impact of UB legacy on their experience, outlook towards UB, and their impact to campus life. Preference to students with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Financial need may be considered. Finalists may be interviewed. Application opens in August with a deadline of November 30 for submission of all application components. Award recipients will be selected and announced in March 2022.

Award
up to $6,500
Scopes
Financial Need, Office of Alumni Engagement
Deadline
11/30/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. What relative (parent, grandparent, or legal guardian only) makes you eligible for this scholarship and how did their UB alumni status and experience impact your decision to attend UB? (word count limit: 300)
  2. Please share a few UB activities you are most deeply involved in outside of your academic studies and how they have impacted you and your future. (word count limit: 300)
  3. Describe how the activities you have been involved in place the UB community in a positive light. (word count limit: 300)
  4. How do you envision your alumni relationship with UB, 10 years after you graduate? (word count limit: 300)
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