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Deadline Alert! To be considered for UB merit scholarships, apply and submit all application materials by Dec. 15.
The University at Buffalo offers the most valuable merit scholarships in the SUNY system. We administer more than $360 million in scholarships and financial aid annually to our students.
UB offers merit-based scholarships, athletic scholarships and scholarships established by alumni and friends of the university. The University Honors College manages the Presidential Scholarship, which requires a separate application.
Note: International students should visit the International Undergraduate Admissions website for more information on available scholarships.
Academically exceptional freshmen may earn a four-year UB Presidential Scholarship, the most selective and highly valued award in the SUNY system. The application is available through the University Honors College. Presidential scholars participate in the University Honors College and must maintain rigorous academic standards to retain their award.
Pride of New York Scholarship
High-achieving freshmen from New York State are considered for Pride of New York Scholarships. Award amounts are based on academic merit. Funds are exclusively for non-tuition costs such as fees. No additional application is needed. These scholarships are renewable for either two or four years for students who meet continuing eligibility requirements.
High-achieving freshmen are considered for Provost Scholarships. Award amounts are based on academic merit and cost of attendance. No additional application is needed. These scholarships are renewable for either two or four years for students who meet continuing eligibility requirements.
- Empire State Diversity Honors/Daniel Acker Scholarship
School of Architecture and Planning Dean’s Scholarships
Prospective freshmen accepted in the BS in architecture program who submit a portfolio or design project may also be selected for a Dean’s Scholarship upon admission. No additional application is needed.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Women’s Empowerment Scholarship
Prospective freshmen in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences may be selected for the SEAS Women’s Empowerment Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to female students who demonstrate potential to become leaders in the fields of engineering and computer science. No additional application is required.
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Dean’s Leadership Scholarship
All freshman admitted directly into the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program through our Early Assurance Program 2+4=6 option will earn a Dean’s Leadership Scholarship upon successful transition to the professional (3rd ) year of study. No additional application is needed.
Attention New York State residents: For information on the Excelsior Scholarship, NYS STEM Incentive Program and more, please visit the Higher Education Services Corporation website.
Last updated: August 11, 2021 1:33 pm EST