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Support the Department

The History Department is committed to providing a rigorous and fulfilling educational experience to our students.  Existing funds have been created to provide material support to further research and recognize achievement.  Alumni are welcome to contribute to the following funds which directly benefit History Department  majors and graduate students:

 History Graduate Fund:
Supports graduate students with grants for travel to national and international conferences, dissertation fellowships to pursue research outside the WNY area as well as the award for annual MA paper prize.

History Undergraduate Fund:
Provides scholarships for academics, the study abroad program and the award for the Undergraduate Research Paper Prize.

Milton Plesur Memorial Fund:
Benefits undergraduates with scholarships to full-time history majors who have compiled outstanding records in history.

Phi Alpha Theta Fund:
In support of the UB Chapter of the National History Honor Society.

If you would like to make a contribution, you may do so through the UB Foundation’s secure site.  Please know that your contribution does make a difference and adds significantly to the academic experience of our students!