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 for which you immediately qualify for, no further action is required.
Apply-to Scholarships: 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 financialaid.buffalostate.edu/externalscholarships

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Donald Savage Endowed Scholarship for College Actors of Promise Fund
Description: The Donald Savage Scholarship for College Actors of Promise is available to a freshman or sophomore who has demonstrated special...
Description: The Donald Savage Scholarship for College Actors of...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/28/2021
$2,772.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student majoring in...
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: $2,772.00
Deadline04/28/2021
Varies Horace Mann Theater Arts Student Scholarships Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Theater Arts Scholarship provides scholarship funding to theater arts students Requirements: Recipient must be...
Description: The Horace Mann Theater Arts Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/28/2021
Minimum of $1,000 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund
Description: The Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund is available to students studying dance at Buffalo State College Requirements: ...
Description: The Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund is...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: Minimum of $1,000
Deadline04/28/2021
Minimum of $1,000 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions Fund
Description: McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions Fund is available to a full-time student with a declared major in the Theater...
Description: McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions Fund ...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: Minimum of $1,000
Deadline04/28/2021
$1,000.00 Terence McDonald Theater Scholarship
Provides one scholarship, cannot be used toward tuition costs. Candidates must have a declared major in the Theater Department, be a resident of...
Provides one scholarship, cannot be used toward tuition costs. ...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/28/2021
$10,000 George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund
Description: The George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a non-tuition scholarship to students who are committed to promoting racial...
Description: The George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline06/15/2021
Varies Hart Hotel Scholarship Fund-Not through CAPS
The Hart Hotel Scholarship is an annual scholarship available to students enrolled in the Hospitality and Tourism Department. Candidates must have...
The Hart Hotel Scholarship is an annual scholarship available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Nova John Popovich Scholarship Fund
The Nova John Popovich Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in career and technical education. The...
The Nova John Popovich Scholarship is available to undergraduate and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Pano Georgiadis Scholarship-CLOSED
This scholarship is for full-time Buffalo State students in good academic standing, demonstrate financial need by filing the current year FAFSA...
This scholarship is for full-time Buffalo State students in good...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Pano's Restaurant Scholarship-CLOSED
This scholarship is awarded to one or more students who are attending full-time in their second, third, or fourth year; demonstrate financial need...
This scholarship is awarded to one or more students who are attending...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gloria Shea Scholarship
This scholarship is for candidates who must be junior or senior education majors, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and demonstrate financial...
This scholarship is for candidates who must be junior or senior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$4,088.00 Honors Housing Scholarship
The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program Scholarship provides scholarships to students in the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program. Funding from Muriel A....
The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program Scholarship provides scholarships to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,088.00
Ended
$250 Robert and Gloria Laskie Scholarship Fund-CLOSED
This scholarship is available to students with declared majors in the Elementary Education and Reading Department. Candidates must have completed...
This scholarship is available to students with declared majors in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
Varies Class of 1950 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate student in good standing at Buffalo State College. Candidates must have an...
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Eliane McKee French Education Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in French or French education or post-baccalaureate certification in...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$9,007.43 Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Elementary Education and Reading. Candidate must...
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $9,007.43
Ended
Varies Idzik-Osborne Endowed Scholarship
The Idzik-Osborne Scholarship is available to candidates who must be single parents or custodial guardians, be enrolled full time, demonstrate...
The Idzik-Osborne Scholarship is available to candidates who must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship Fund
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who must be full-time undergraduate students at Buffalo State, have declared...
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Statler Foundation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students with a declared major in the Hospitality and Tourism Department. Candidates must be registered as...
This scholarship is available to students with a declared major in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Ann M. Millacci and Mr. Michael H. Brock Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Ann M. Millacci and Mr. Michael H. Brock Scholarship is available to candidates must have declared majors in chemistry (forensic chemistry...
The Dr. Ann M. Millacci and Mr. Michael H. Brock Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in technology education who had financial need and is in good academic...
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,226.00 Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology Education Scholarship Fund
This Fund provides one scholarship annually to a technology education student enrolled full-time at Buffalo State who is an undergraduate or...
This Fund provides one scholarship annually to a technology education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,226.00
Ended
Varies Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in elementary education. Candidates must declare and maintain majors in...
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$808.71 Paul Orrange Memorial Award
The Paul Orrange Memorial Award scholarship is available to a sophomore, junior, or senior student in the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program who had...
The Paul Orrange Memorial Award scholarship is available to a sophomore,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $808.71
Ended
Varies Kelsey-Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students majoring in Consumer and Family Studies, Fashion or Dietetics and Nutrition. Candidates must have a...
This scholarship is available to students majoring in Consumer and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship provides scholarship funding to student(s) with financial need and a declared major in the...
Description: The Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Alice Rochon Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is either an elementary or secondary education major and contributes to...
Description: The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Minimum scholarship $2,000 Efner "Lucky" Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship Fund
Description: The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship provides one or more scholarships annually to honorably discharged...
Description: The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $2,000
Ended
Varies Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides a scholarship to a student that is enrolled at Buffalo State and demonstrates...
Description: The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund is awarded annually to one qualified student in the School of...
Description: The Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Josephine Syracuse Scholarship Fund
Description: The Josephine Syracuse Scholarship is available to current students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 who demonstrate a commitment...
Description: The Josephine Syracuse Scholarship is available to current...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$5,000 Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship
Description: The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time biology or chemistry major at Buffalo State Requirements: ...
Description: The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended
$500 Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship
Description: The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship awards one scholarship annually to a Buffalo State student Requirements: Recipient must...
Description: The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship awards one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Dougherty-Witten Scholarship
Description: The Dougherty-Witten Scholarship Fund provides one scholarship annually to an incoming student accepted into the Educational...
Description: The Dougherty-Witten Scholarship Fund provides one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sarah Manning Scholarship Fund
Description: Open to students in Dietetics, Fashion and Textile Technology and Hospitality majors. Requirements: This scholarship is open to...
Description: Open to students in Dietetics, Fashion and Textile...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Yung M. Kim Endowed Scholarship in Economics and Finance
Description: The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a student with a declared major in the Economics Department Requirements: Recipient...
Description: The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 declared major in the Economics and Finance Department, who demonstrates...
The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$892.50 Donald Savage Scholarship-NR
For spring 2021 only
For spring 2021 only
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $892.50
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public Education Scholarship
Description: The Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public Education Scholarship provides one scholarship to a student enrolled at Buffalo...
Description: The Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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 theater. To be eligible to receive the scholarship, candidates must be...
The Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1,386.00
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 Scholarship in Education Fund provides one scholarship annually to a...
Description: The Dr. Stanley E. Sheets and Dr. Indie S. Sheets Graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genevieve C. and Richard C. Brown Scholarship
Description: The Genevieve C and Richard C. Brown Scholarship fund provides scholarship funding to female veterans who have been honorably...
Description: The Genevieve C and Richard C. Brown Scholarship fund...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship
Description: The Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship is available to student with a major in either philosophy or arts and...
Description: The Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,777.26 Horace Mann Theater Arts Student Scholarship-NR
This scholarship is available to full-time theater arts students, who have completed 60 credit hours, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0...
This scholarship is available to full-time theater arts students, who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,777.26
Ended
Varies Karl Szulgit, '59 Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Karl Szulgit, ’59 Memorial Scholarship is available to a student currently enrolled at Buffalo State College Requirements: ...
Description: The Karl Szulgit, ’59 Memorial Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kenneth A. Cross Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to a student registered with Student Accessibility Services. Requirements: ...
Description: The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship
Description: Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship is available to transfer or non-traditional students pursuing a degree in Elementary...
Description: Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund NR
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship
Description: The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is available to students who aspire to earn a degree from Buffalo State College in...
Description: The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended