Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

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UB’s low tuition, affordable costs and scholarship opportunities make it a superb value for all students. There are many ways to help finance a UB education including external scholarships, loans and payment plans, as well as the option to work on campus.

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University at Buffalo Flagship Scholarship

The University at Buffalo offers scholarships in varying amounts to qualified incoming international first-year students. Scholarship awards vary and are renewable with good academic standing. The Flagship scholarship may be combined with other UB scholarships.

  • Open to incoming first-year students who will be enrolled full-time
  • For fall semester applicants only (not spring, summer, or winter)
  • Must submit a complete university application before December 15th to be considered
Scholarship recipient Suha Kim.
UB is Test Optional. SAT/ACT requirements WAIVED.

What does this mean for you? UB is Test Optional at least through the Spring 2024 application cycle. Test optional means students have the choice to include or not include test scores in their application review. Admission and scholarship decisions will be made using a holistic application review.

For more information regarding test optional admission, please visit our test optional FAQ page.

Other Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

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