All Opportunities

Below is a list of all of the scholarships available at SUNY Buffalo State via the Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS) system. For information on these scholarships and the eligibility requirements, please click on the individual opportunity to review additional information about the scholarship including its qualifying criteria, and any additional materials required to apply. All amounts listed are subject to change prior to awarding. Qualifying for a scholarship does not guarantee you will receive it.


There are 2 types scholarships within the CAPS Scholarship Portal:

Automatch Scholarships: Once you complete your General Application, you will be matched to scholarships which you qualify for, no further action is required.
Apply-to Scholarships: These applications may require some additional information such as short answer questions, an essay, or letter of recommendation. To see a list of scholarships that may need additional action to apply for them, select “Recommended” under “Opportunities” at the top of the page. If you believe you are qualified, you can click the ‘Apply’ button to submit an application.

To complete the General Application, click on the Sign In button in the top right hand corner of the page. Please Note General Applications left in “draft” status will not be reviewed for scholarship candidacy. You must submit the General Application to be considered as a candidate for the scholarships.

Prospective Students: In order to apply for scholarships within the CAPS Scholarship Portal, you must have network login credentials. You will receive these once you have been accepted to Buffalo State College, and acknowledged your intent to enroll with the Admissions Office. Click here for more information.

All Students can also review external scholarship opportunities at https://financialaid.buffalostate.edu/external-scholarships-search-tools

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Undeclared Major Scholarship for Books Fund
Description: The Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Undeclared...
Deadline08/01/2022
Varies Doreen Newman Reilly Scholarship - CLOSED
Description: The Doreen Newman Reilly Scholarship Fund provides...
Varies Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship Fund
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who...
Ended
Varies Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $2,000 Efner "Lucky" Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship Fund-Closed
Description: The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran...
Ended
varies Dr. Yung M. Kim Endowed Scholarship in Economics and Finance-Not Renewable”
The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a...
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public Education Scholarship
Description: The Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public...
Ended
1,386.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund-NR
The Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student majoring in...
Ended
Varies Karl Szulgit, '59 Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Karl Szulgit, ’59 Memorial Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$1,000.00 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund NR
Ended
2,130.09 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions-NR
Ended
Varies Sapp Family Scholarship Fund
Description: Donors, Carlton M. Triolo-Sapp, ’93 and Mrs. Vicki T....
Ended
Varies Beulah Sowden Educational Fund
Description: Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student...
Ended
$0.00 Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship
Description: The Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship is...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art Education Fund
Description: This Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is...
Ended
Varies Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship-21-22 final yr
Description: The Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a...
Ended
Varies Gertrude Angert Victor Art Education Scholarship
Description: The Gertrude Angert Victor Endowed Art Education...
Ended
Varies Hudson Scholarship
Description: The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new first year...
Ended
$1,124.00 Richard Kaltenbach Art Education Graduate Student Scholarship Fund
Description: The Richard Kaltenbach Art Education Graduate Student...
Ended
Varies Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship Fund
Description: Ron and Lilia Peters established this scholarship to help...
Ended
Varies Statler Foundation Scholarship Fund
Description: “For research work for the benefit of the hotel industry of...
Ended
$1,000.00 Alice Rochon Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
Ended
Varies Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship provides...
Ended
Varies Dr. Stanley E. Sheets and Dr. Indie S. Sheets Graduate Scholarship in Education
Description: The Dr. Stanley E. Sheets and Dr. Indie S. Sheets Graduate...
Ended
Varies Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship provides one...
Ended
Varies Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship
Description: The Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$3,581.99 Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund provides...
Ended
$1,405.00 Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology...
Ended
Varies Idzik-Osborne Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Idzik-Osborne Scholarship provides scholarships to...
Ended
Varies Kenneth A. Cross Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$5,000 Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship
Description: The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually...
Ended
Varies M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship
Description: The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is...
Ended
$1,000.00 Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship Fund
Description: The Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$500 Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship
Description: The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship awards one...
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship in Dietetics Fund
Description: The Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship provides one...
Ended
$6000.00 Carol and Gerald Wahlenmayer Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is for one graduate student each year...
Ended
$233.00 Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund...
Ended
Varies Adult Student Scholarship Fund
Description: The Adult Student Scholarship is available to one...
Ended
$528.00 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
Description: The Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt scholarship is named in...
Ended
Varies Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship is...
Ended
$1,000 Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alumni Legacy Scholarship has been given by and/or in...
Ended
Varies American Labor Movement Scholarship
Description: The American Labor Movement Scholarship will provide a...
Ended
Varies Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship
Description: The Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship is for one full...
Ended
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Endowed Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
Description: Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design...
Ended
Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time...
Ended
$1,000.00 Black Fashion Scholarship
Description: The purpose of the fund is to foster equity and inclusion...
Ended
$1,000 Burrell Diversity Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Anna P. Burrell Diversity Scholars Program is...
Ended
Varies Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in Applied Literacy
Description: The Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in...
Ended