Funding Your Degree

Matthew Silver, BS ’13, MS ’14

Invest in your most valuable asset—yourself.

If you have a strong academic record, are highly motivated and have an unwavering commitment to hard work, UB delivers an exceptional personal, professional and financial return.

To enhance the University at Buffalo's already competitive tuition, we award scholarships, fellowships and assistantships for outstanding, highly motivated students. All awards are merit-based. While awards may be funded for full or partial tuition, most scholarships and fellowships cover a significant portion of graduate tuition.

Scholarships and Fellowships

In addition to those listed below, there are numerous other scholarships and fellowships available for highly qualified graduate students. Visit The Graduate School's website for more information.

  • Accounting and Law Scholarship, a merit-based scholarship for highly qualified UB accounting undergraduate students to pursue the School of Management’s MS in Accounting degree.
  • Gloria and Oscar Goldstein Memorial Fellowship, for School of Management MS Accounting students who have financial need and graduated from a public high school in New York City. Preference goes to students from households with one or no parents.
  • Judith and Allan Felong Trinkwald Endowed Fellowship, a competitive fellowship for a School of Management MS Accounting student based on merit and financial need.
  • Keith M. Stolzenburg Fellowship, for a School of Management MS Accounting student who is in good academic standing with a GPA in the top half of their class and understands the importance of giving back to the community, with demonstrated participation in a significant community service effort. The recipient must display high ethical standards, integrity and leadership.
  • Victor and Joan Brown MS Accounting Fellowship, for School of Management MS Accounting students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need, and intend to work in or for the benefit of the United States.
  • Kathleen M. Hamm, BS ’85, Accounting Fellowship, for a School of Management MS Accounting student who is a member of a historically underrepresented community or marginalized group within the accounting profession, including women. Preference goes to students who are the first generation in their family to attend college, as well as students who demonstrate interest or focus their work on emerging technology and data analytics in accounting.
  • KPMG Accounting Excellence Fellowship, for School of Management MS Accounting students who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need and an interest in public accounting. Preference goes to minority students or students from underrepresented communities.
  • Accounting Advisory Council Fellowship, for School of Management MS Accounting students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing. Strong consideration will be given to minority students and students from underrepresented communities.
  • Paul W. Sweet Memorial Health Care Finance Student Financial Assistance Fund, for a School of Management graduate student, with preference to those studying or working in health care or finance and actively planning to work toward their CPA.

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Assistantships

Graduate student, teaching and research assistantships are offered each year in a competitive process to a select number of qualified full-time students. Students assist with school or university administration, teach or undertake research with faculty members. Although responsibilities vary by assignment, assistants generally work 20 hours per week. Graduate and teaching assistants receive a stipend plus a tuition scholarship.

Opportunities for Graduate Funding

There are many university, national and international-level awards available to fund your education. Schedule an appointment with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to help find an opportunity that fits you. 

Visit the Office of Financial Aid for details and information on UB financial aid programs. 

Third Party Financing

The State University of New York at Buffalo works diligently to ensure that its officers, employees and agents avoid conflicts of interest in connection with their responsibilities relating to providing and administering student loans for our students. These links are provided for informational purposes only and do not imply any endorsement.

Visit the Office of Financial Aid for alternative and private loan options.

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Act now.

For priority consideration for scholarships, fellowships and assistantships, submit your completed application by November 15 of the admissions year.