School of Management students: Apply now for the WNY Prosperity Fellowship

Attention School of Management students: Do you have an entrepreneurial drive and a desire to make a difference in Western New York? Then, consider applying for the Western New York Prosperity Fellowship program today.

The Prosperity Fellowship is a leadership development program that supports and prepares entrepreneurial-minded students to contribute to the economic vitality of the region.

If selected for the program, you will receive up to $25,000 in scholarship support based on demonstrated financial need, as well as a paid summer internship and access to an enrichment fund to support your research, conference attendance, or an entrepreneurial or community project.

As a fellow, you will also connect with a community of like-minded individuals, receive access to local business leaders through mentorship and networking opportunities, and participate in professional development workshops to enhance your soft skills.

Established in 2009, the fellowship is generously supported by the Prentice Family Foundation as part of its mission to facilitate economic growth, productivity and employment within Western New York, ensuring the region remains a vibrant community for future generations.

Applications are due Feb. 15. To be eligible, you may be an undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior, graduate student or PhD candidate in any academic program. The Prosperity Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens or students with permanent residency.

For more information and to apply, visit You can read about current fellows and their diverse backgrounds and career interests at For questions, contact Hadar Borden, director of UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars and WNY Prosperity Fellowship program, at