Workshops for Graduate Students Seeking Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships and Scholarships for Graduate Students

This workshop will introduce graduate students to fellowships and scholarships for graduate-level work as well as research and dissertation funding. The session will provide information and strategies to maximize your success in pursuing these opportunities. Open to all graduate students.


  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 4 pm in 107 Capen Hall
  • Thursday, September 21, at 4 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 4 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

Job Opportunity with Givebutter

Company: Givebutter – a social crowdfunding platform for student orgs and nonprofits (

Position: Givebutter Ambassador

Responsibilities: Persuade students, friends, and groups on campus to fundraise on Givebutter (for philanthropy, trips, events, etc.)

Compensation: Up to $2,000 cash and lots of swag

Timeline: September 2017 – December 2017

Time Commitment: Check-in once per week via an online portal (5-30 minutes/week)

How to Apply: Visit and fill out the short form at the bottom. Interviews are conducted on Snapchat (you’ll send us the answers to three short questions, and we will follow up with you shortly after), check out the link to learn more.

Job Posting: Statistics Lab Assistant

Through a partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate Student Association (GSA), all UB graduate students can receive assistance with statistical aspects of their final projects (thesis, dissertation, qualifying paper/projects). Enrolled graduate students can seek statistical support in 450 Park Hall at designated hours provided by the Statistics Lab Assistant during the academic year.

If you are interested in applying for the Statistics Lab Assistant position, please see the attached job description and submit your cover letter and resume to by August 9, 2017. Qualified candidates will be invited to interview prior to the start of classes on August 28. This is an academic year appointment that carries an academic year stipend of $12,000 and is subject to satisfactory performance in the fall with a possibility of renewal in spring 2018.