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 his/her 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

Applications will be available starting in January.

Campus Liaison

Megan Stewart

Past Award Recipients at UB

Year

Name

Award

Field(s) of Study

Hometown

Graduate School

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