Graduate Honors, Awards, and Fellowships
CAS Scholar’s Award – The CAS Scholar Award is new for 2010 and awarded to an incoming graduate student who has potential for an outstanding graduate career at UB. The CAS Scholar Award is non-renewable and provides add-on support to full Teaching Assistants.
List of winners: CAS Scholar Award 2010
College Fellowship - The College Fellowship is intended for students in their first year. This fellowship is given to exceptional doctoral students who, in the estimation of the faculty, have potential for an outstanding graduate career at UB. The College Fellowship is a $1,000-$3,000 top off to a teaching assistantship and is renewable for three years (four years total).
List of winners: College Fellowship 2002-2008
Dean’s Interdisciplinary - CAMBI Award - The Dean’s Interdisciplinary also known as the CAMBI Award is intended for domestic students who have an interest in both Biochemistry and Chemistry. Beginning in Fall 2011, students who receive this award will receive a top off to their teaching stipend in their first year. This award is non-renewable.
List of winners: Interdisciplinary Award 2004-2012
Dissertation Fellowship - Outstanding graduate students who have reached the stage of preparing their doctoral dissertations may apply on a competitive basis to receive a Dissertation Fellowship through the College of Arts and Sciences. There are a limited number of these Fellowships which entail no teaching or other form of obligation. They are intended to assist advanced doctoral candidates in the preparation of their dissertations. These Fellowships may be used to supplement other forms of financial support a student receives, or they may be awarded to students who are otherwise unfunded.
List of winners: Dissertation Fellowship 2008
Edward J. Kikta Jr. Fellowship - The Edward J. Kikta Jr. Fellowship is for one year and will provide one or more incoming graduate students in Chemistry add-on support to their assistantship. The recipients are selected by the members of the Graduate Admissions Committee.
List of winners: Kikta Fellowship 2005-2012
Gordon Harris Fellowship - The Gordon Harris Fellowship was established in 1994 to provide fellowships for top graduate students in the entering recruiting class. Professor Harris was a member of the UB Department of Chemistry from 1953 to 1983 attaining the rank of Leading Professor, holding the Larkin Professorship in Chemistry, and serving as Chair (1956-1969).
List of winners: Harris Fellowship 1994-2012
Jere Solo Interdisciplinary Award in Chemistry - The Solo Fellowship was established in 2001 by Dr. and Mrs. John N. Kapoor in honor of Dr. Kapoor's Ph.D. Mentor, Professor Jere Solo. The award consists of a generous fellowship for graduate students studying medicinal chemistry.
List of winners: Jere Solo Fellowship 2001-2012
Kapoor Fellowship - The Kapoor Fellowship is given to advanced Medicinal Chemistry Ph.D. students are of outstanding scholarship and character. Dr. John Kapoor has established this generous fellowship to foster medicinal chemistry research.
List of winners: Kapoor Fellowship 2010-2012
Marjorie E. Winkler Annual Fellowship in Chemistry Award - Dr. Marjorie E. Winkler has established the Marjorie E. Winkler Annual Fellowship in Chemistry to be used for the purpose of fellowship support in the Department of Chemistry at UB. This fellowship is for one year and will provide two to three incoming students in Chemistry add-on support to full Teaching Assistantships. The recipients are selected by the members of the Graduate Admissions Committee.
List of winners: Winkler Fellowship 2006-2012
Mattern-Tyler Teaching Award - The Mattern-Tyler Teaching Award is given out yearly to students who are committed to teaching and who have developed an exceptional competence in teaching. An engraved plaque and a check in the amount of $100 are awarded to each recipient at the Safety Seminar during Orientation Week.
List of winners: Mattern-Tyler Award 1992-2012
Presidential/Deans Fellowship - The Presidential Fellowship/Dean’s Scholar Program in the College of Arts and Sciences is aimed at enhancing our competitiveness in recruiting outstanding graduate students. To be eligible, a nominee must be a new applicant to a PhD program in the College of Arts and Sciences with at least one of the following:
- a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.4 or higher
- OR a two component combined GRE test score (the sum of the scores of the verbal and quantitative components of the GRE General Test revised format subsequent to Oct. 1, 2002) of 1270 or higher AND a score on the new analytical writing component of 4.5 or higher
- OR a score on the relevant GRE Subject Test in the 75th percentile or higher.
List of winners: Presidential/Deans Fellowship 1989-2012
Silbert Fellowship -
Established by Doris and Joseph Silbert in memorial to their brother Samuel Silbert to provide a fellowship award to a University at Buffalo graduate student with preference given to students from Western New York meeting the qualifications of outstanding scholarship and character and having financial need.
List of winners: Silbert Fellowship 1968-2012
Speyer Fellowship - The Speyer Graduate Fellowship is given to outstanding Ph.D students who are currently in their third year of study and have passed their synopsis and proposal. Preference will be given to applicants who have already demonstrated research productivity, those that show exceptional promise in research or those who have made highly original/significant contributions to their research project. The applicant should also have the potential to communicate and disseminate their research. The duration of the fellowship is one academic semester and the summer of 2012. Three fellowships will be awarded. For full details and requirements click here.
List of winners: Speyer Award 2010-2012
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges - Each year, a select group of students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow -- selection to Who's Who Among Students. This exclusive honor is conferred by more than 1,900 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
List of winners: Who's Who Award 2008-2012