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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 from historically marginalized and historically underrepresented backgrounds (including students who identify as Black/African-American, Latino/a/x, Indigenous, LGBTQIA, first-generation, differently abled, or with financial need).

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.