Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program


The Western New York (WNY) Prosperity Fellowship Program assists undergraduate and graduate students at UB and Canisius College with an entrepreneurial drive who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth in the Western New York area. The fellowship program combines financial assistance, in the form of scholarships, with paid, credit-bearing internships to assist fellows in acquiring both academic and practical experiences in their intended professions. Fellows are given the opportunity to intern in their chosen fields of interest, where they work alongside and are mentored by leaders in upper-level management. Seeking entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators.



Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students in any academic program. (Must be at least junior-level at the commencement of the fellowship period).
  • Only open to U.S. citizens or students holding permanent residency (not intended for international students).
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate applicants.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 for graduate applicants.

How to Apply

Campus Contact

Hadar Borden, Director for the Western New York Prosperity Fellowship program