Felix Smist Scholarship

The Felix Smist Scholarship was established in 2005 by James (Jim) and his wife Mary to honor Jim’s late father, Felix Smist. Felix Smist persevered to complete his mechanical engineering BS in 1965 from UB, after 16 years of part-time study. During this time, he worked full-time and raised a family.It is the donors intention to offer one new scholarship each year.

Established in 2005 by James Smist, BS ‘80 and Mary Smist, to honor Jim’s late father, Felix Smist, BS ’65. Must be a new undergraduate engineering major who is working full-time and/or raising a family. Must complete the FAFSA and have tuition and fees which are not already covered by financial aid or employer assistance. This scholarship may be renewable but is contingent on good academic standing, continuing eligibility and availability of funds.