Teresa A "Teri" Miller Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in memory of Teresa A “Teri” Miller, author, legal scholar, educator, and administrator who passed away in August 2021. As a law professor at the University at Buffalo, Miller was deeply involved with prison and immigration law and continuing commitment to diversity and social justice initiatives.

This scholarship will go to a full-time undergraduate Junior or Senior who values education, community service, and social justice. This year’s award will be $500.00.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Member of historically underrepresented groups (African American or African descent; Latino/Hispanic American or Native American).
  • Full-time Junior or Senior UB student.
  • Minimum 3.3 undergraduate GPA.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Evidence of community/university service.
  • Demonstration of sound character and leadership qualities.
  • All disciplines eligible to apply.

Application Requirements:

  • ALL materials must be typed.
  • Completed application.
  • Unofficial transcript.
  • Resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation (1) Faculty/Staff and (1) Employer.
  • A well written essay addressing the need for Social Justice activities while in college.


Completed applications can be emailed to linder@buffalo.edu no later than November 30, 2021.