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COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships is not open to walk-in traffic and will only be conducting telephone or virtual appointments at this time.

To schedule an appointment with one of our advisors, please visit either Elizabeth or Megan's individual link below. If you graduated more than one year ago, please email us to request an appointment. 

Once you make an appointment, please expect a follow-up email that has a link to a Zoom personal conference room. We'll be able to chat and share documents in that space. Please enable your web cam and microphone for this meeting.

If you would prefer a telephone appointment, please include your phone number in the comments section of the appointment request.

Elizabeth Colucci, Director of Fellowships and Scholarships

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Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree is from St. Lawrence University and did her graduate work at Boston College. She has worked at Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston College and Michigan State University. At UB, she has worked in the Graduate School and the Honors College prior to becoming the director of fellowships and scholarships.

Elizabeth has two sons, Peter and Andrew UB ’19 and three bonus kids, Catherine, Julie and John UB ‘23. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her large extended family, walking, reading and gardening. She and her partner Greg are foodies who love to shop, cook, eat great food and entertain. They love to travel and are always planning their next trip.  

Elizabeth can help you with:

  • Gates-Cambridge Scholarship.
  • Goldwater Scholarship.
  • Marshall Scholarship.
  • Mitchell Scholarship.
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.
  • Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Udall Scholarship.
  • General graduate fellowship inquiries.

Megan Stewart, Assistant Director

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Megan grew up in the Mid-Hudson Valley, outside of Poughkeepsie, New York. She completed both her graduate and undergraduate work at UB. She has previously worked in the UB Career Design Center (formerly Career Services) and in the UB Honors College as an advisor.

Megan has two sons and loves spending time with her family. She enjoys reading, traveling, running and cheering on the Buffalo Bills. Service in the community is very important to her; she is a member of the Junior League of Buffalo and a volunteer with Just Buffalo Literary Center.

Megan can help you with:

  • Boren Award.
  • Critical Language Scholarship.
  • Freeman-ASIA Award.
  • Fulbright Award.
  • US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes.
  • Gilman Scholarship.
  • General undergraduate fellowship inquiries.

Hannah Griffith, Graduate Assistant

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Hannah grew up in the tiny town of Bemus Point, NY and completed her undergrad degree at UB with majors in international studies and Spanish. During undergrad, she was a teaching assistant for the Honors College and studied abroad in Mexico and Russia. After graduating in 2017, she worked for Wegmans, The Buffalo Zoo, and a grassroots nonprofit called Let Them LOL.

Hannah is excited to be back at UB pursuing a master’s degree in history. In her free time, she loves hiking with her awesome parents, reading, sunrise runs, smothering her cat with love and affection, and cooking. She is passionate about the environment and volunteers at a local wildlife refuge so she can continue working with animals, a love that was sparked by working at the zoo.