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Selection Criteria

High achieving, first-year students are selected to participate in the Daniel Acker Scholars Program. Qualifying students must be:

  • New York State residents.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Consideration is given to students with financial need, first-generation college students and underrepresented students (e.g., African-American, Latinx and Native American).

The university’s Office of Admissions invites eligible students to express their interest in participating in the Daniel Acker Scholars Program. If selected, students earn a merit scholarship that is renewable for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study at UB.

Please visit the Office of Admissions website to learn more.