SUNY ACT for Excellence and Student Initiative Scholarship

This award requires university nomination or interview and cannot be applied to directly. Students must work with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and meet university deadlines.

Overview

Each year the University at Buffalo is invited to nominate one student for the SUNY ACT for Excellence and Student Initiative Scholarship awarded by the Association of Council Members and College Trustees Scholarship. This award recognizes students for excellence in their academic performance and extraordinary commitment to their campus and/or community.

The scholarship amount is $1,000 with an additional $250 given in the student’s name to the charity of their choice.

Deadline

June 17

Eligibility Requirements

  • GPA of 3.6 or higher.
  • Applicants must have undergraduate status (including graduating seniors).
  • Must have helped to identify a need on the campus or in the community and worked to provide a service or solution to address that need.

How to Apply

This application is now closed. The next application cycle will open in summer 2023.

Campus Liaison

Past Award Recipients and Honorees

Year

 

Name

 

Award

 

Field(s) of Study

 

Hometown

 

Graduate School

 

2022 Alexis Harrell Recipient Psychology and Sociology Albany, NY  

2018

 

Michael Brown

 

Recipient

 

Political Science and Computer Science

 

Buffalo, NY

 

 

 

2017

 

Devashish Agarwal

 

Recipient

 

Computer Science

 

Uttar Predesh, India

 

 

 

2016

 

Anna Smith

 

Recipient

 

Chemical Engineering

 

Tampa, FL

 

Carnegie Mellon University

 

2015

 

Minahil Khan

 

Recipient

 

Special Studies

 

East Amherst, NY

 

Georgetown University

 

2013

 

Phillip Maffettone (Tucciarone)

 

Recipient

 

Chemical Engineering

 

 

 

University of Oxford

 

2011

 

Kristina Blank

 

Recipient

 

Social Science Interdisciplinary

 

  • Craryville, NY
  • University of Washington