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Who You Help

Your support allows bright, hard-working students to fulfill their dreams and complete their degrees through scholarships. It endows student travel, enabling learning and community service opportunities around the world. And it funds groundbreaking research as well as postdoctoral and research fellowships.

See how your support makes a difference.

Brayan Lopez
“When you’re a full-time student working part-time jobs, it’s difficult chasing your dreams as the bills and rent come due,” Brayan Lopez says.
Corrine Cardinale
When Corrine Cardinale was a high school sophomore in Amherst, she was involved in a car wreck that left her with a fractured sternum and collarbone, injured her lungs and caused her to miss a month of classes.
Joe Licata
Though several schools besides UB offered him a football scholarship, Joe Licata, who grew up just down the street from South Campus in Williamsville, didn’t have trouble deciding which to accept.
Kelly McLean
Undergraduate student Kelly McLean needed only two things to become a registered nurse, but both were tall orders.
Cole Staines
Being the first dentist in his family is a dream that crystallized for Cole Staines when he was in high school but started taking shape even before that.
Chanell McCain
Gazing out a window in the student lounge at the School of Social Work, Chanell McCain smiles. Outside it’s a winter wonderland.
Marna Metcalf
Graduate student Marna Metcalf is making a career change.
Leana DeSouza
She was so touched by the gift that she wanted to give something back. But how could Leana DeSouza best thank Felix Smist and his family?