Academic Achievement Award

The Minority Faculty & Staff Association (MFSA) Academic Achievement Award fund was established to provide a $500 award to a sophomore or junior who meets high academic standards. The award is supported by donations given largely, but not exclusively, by minority faculty and staff at UB.

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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Member of historically underrepresented groups (African American or African descent; Latino/Hispanic American or Native American).
  • Full-time sophomore or junior UB student.
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Evidence of community and/or university service.
  • All disciplines eligible to apply.

Application Requirements:

  • ALL materials must be typed.
  • Completed application.
  • Unofficial transcript.
  • Resume.
  • One letter of recommendation (Faculty, Staff or Employer).
  • Essay of future goals.

Deadline:

Applications are due Friday, February 9, 2018. Completed applications must be post-marked or delivered by 4:00 pm on this date.

Contact:

Mail completed applications to:

  • Minority Faculty & Staff Association
  • ATTN: Cheryl Taplin
  • MFSA Academic Achievement Awards Committee
  • University at Buffalo
  • 109 Norton Hall
  • Buffalo, NY 14260-1000