Mark Diamond Research Fund


Mark Diamond Research Fund (MDRF) offers grants to graduate students for research expenses during the latter stages of their thesis or dissertation research. PhD students may apply for up to $5,000, and master's and MFA students for up to $3,000.


There are fall, spring and summer application cycles for MDRF. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • University at Buffalo graduate students in programs participating in the Graduate Student Association.
  • Only open to graduate students who have not waived the student activity fee.

How to Apply

Apply online on the MDRF webpage

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