There are many scholarships, fellowships and other funding opportunities available for undergraduate students in engineering and applied sciences.
In addition to scholarships and fellowship administered through UB and SEAS, ISE awards several scholarships to undergraduates each year.
Scholarships designated or prioritzed for ISE students include:
Abby Paquet Undergraduate Student Scholarship in Industrial Engineering. Established in 2022 in memory of Abby Paquet, a woman with a big heart, who always looked out for others in need. The recipient must be an undergraduate student majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. This is a non-tuition scholarship for students with financial need. The scholarship will help with expenses including but not limited to fees, books, and room and board. Domestic students must complete the FAFSA and international students must submit a financial need statement in the general application.
Frederick H. Thomas Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1982 by Mrs. Patricia T. Thomas. Must be an industrial engineering major in good academic standing.
Karwan/Thomas Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship. Established in 2001 by Robert F. Hanley, in order to recognize the two professors who were instrumental in helping him complete his degree in Industrial Engineering, Dr. Warren H. Thomas and Dr. Mark H. Karwan. Must be an incoming or continuing undergraduate majoring in Industrial Engineering, with preference to those students with military experience, and working their way through school, especially if a leave of absence is taken to earn money for college.
Keith F. Safian Industrial and Systems Engineering Scholarship. Established in 2022 by Keith F. Safian to support an undergraduate student majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Must complete the FAFSA and have financial need and be receiving minimal financial aid for in-state tuition. Scholarship is renewable provided student remains in good standing.
Steven E. and Barbara S. Gross Engineering Scholarship. Established by Steven E. Gross, BS '72 and Barbara S. Gross. Must be an undergraduate student majoring in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with preference given to those in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Program. This is a non-tuition scholarship for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. The scholarship will help with expenses including but not limited to fees, books, and room and board.
John Zhahorjan Scholarship. Undergraduate seniors interested in pursuing an MS degree are also encouraged to apply for the John Zhahorjan Scholarship.
Our graduates work in Western New York, across the U.S., and internationally. Recent placements include:
United Health Care