Release Date: May 22, 2013
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo has awarded Presidential Scholarships, a prestigious distinction reserved for the top students of each new freshman class, to 26 students, who will be UB freshmen this fall. The scholarship covers full tuition, fees, housing, board and books for four years of undergraduate study.
A complete list of the UB Presidential Scholars, including their hometowns and high schools, is below. Photos, where available, are here: http://ubnews.smugmug.com/2013/UB-Presidential-Scholars/.
The Presidential Scholarship is awarded through UB’s University Honors College to incoming freshmen who have outstanding academic performance and are within the top 1 percent of graduating high school seniors.
UB students who receive Presidential Scholarships are automatically admitted to the University Honors College and must maintain good standing within the program to keep their scholarships. The University Honors College cultivates a small college setting that offers access to all the resources of a large research university. It provides an innovative curriculum and unique opportunities outside the classroom for academically gifted students.
To be considered for the UB Presidential Scholarship, students complete a separate application which includes three essays, three letters of recommendation and a resume. Top applicants are invited to campus for interviews to meet with current students, faculty and staff; approximately 25 of these students each year are awarded UB Presidential Scholarships.
More information on scholarships at UB is at http://admissions.buffalo.edu/costs/scholarships.php.
The UB Presidential Scholars for 2013 are: