Graduate Student Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Scholarships and fellowships are available to support graduate students who have exceptional academic records and potential.

To be eligible for SEAS scholarship funding, you must complete the online application.

  • Visit the UB Scholarship Portal and sign in with your UBIT credentials to view and apply for current scholarship opportunities.
  • Complete both the General Application and the SEAS Conditional Application. This will ensure you are matched with any scholarships you are qualified for.
  • A number of scholarships require you to respond to additional scholarship-specific prompts.
  • Check the portal regularly to review scholarship deadlines and requirements.

Teaching Assistantships

  • Provide instructional support for undergraduate courses (approximately 15-20 hours per week)
  • Benefits: stipend plus full tuition scholarship
  • Funded through department instructional budget allocation

Research Assistantships

  • Provide support for research grant (approximately 20 hours per week)
  • Benefits: stipend plus full tuition scholarship
  • Funded by the Principal Investigator of a research project

Secure funding for your graduate degree

There are thousands of university, national and international-level awards available to fund your education. Let us help you find an opportunity that fits you.

How to win funding for your graduate degree