All Opportunities


This is a list of all of the scholarships available at SUNY Buffalo State via the Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS) system (formerly AcademicWorks). For information on these scholarships and the eligibility requirements, please click on the individual opportunity to review the scholarship’s description, its qualifying criteria, and any additional materials required to apply.

To complete the General Application, click on the Sign In button in the top right hand corner of the page.

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. Qualifying for a scholarship does not guarantee you will receive it.
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.

Attention: 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 for you to complete the CAPS general application and apply for scholarships you must be accepted to Buffalo State College and have completed the intent to enroll form. Refer to the Accepted Student Undergraduate Admissions website for more information.

Application for Fall 2018 scholarships will be available from January 10, 2018 to March 31, 2018 (for most scholarships). Scholarships are awarded as funding is made available.

Spring 2019 application for scholarships will open in the Fall and close December 1, 2018. Scholarships are awarded as funding is made available.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 Buffalo News Scholarship Fund
The Buffalo News Scholarship is available to freshmen enrolled full time with declared majors in the Communication Department. Candidates must have...
The Buffalo News Scholarship is available to freshmen enrolled full time...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics Fund
The Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics is available to full-time students enrolled in the Economics and Finance Department. Candidates...
The Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics is available to...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Frances Morton Holbrook Graduate Scholarship Fund
The Frances Morton Holbrook Graduate Scholarship is available to current students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 who have declared majors in...
The Frances Morton Holbrook Graduate Scholarship is available to current...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
$500 Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students in the Engineering Technology Department. Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship Fund
The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate students in Adult Education with an emphasis in Nutrition. Candidates must...
The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
$1,000.00 Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship Fund
The Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are members of a group that has been historically underrepresented at...
The Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship
This scholarship is available to full-time students majoring in Fibers. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 in the major, and a minimum...
This scholarship is available to full-time students majoring in Fibers. ...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Sarah LoBrutto Bihr Scholarship in Biology Fund
This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students with declared majors in biology. Candidates must have successfully completed the...
This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students with...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
Varies Stefano Moran-Guiati Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be accepted at Buffalo State as incoming freshmen and enrolled full time as undergraduate...
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be accepted at...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/29/2018
Minimum of $1,000 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student with a declared major in the Theater Department and a concentration in technical theater...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student with a declared...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Minimum of $1,000
Deadline04/30/2018
$5,000.00 Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a student who must be incoming freshmen enrolled full time at Buffalo State; demonstrate financial need; and have...
This scholarship is available to a student who must be incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline05/15/2018
$250.00 Ethel Lockman Newman Honors Scholarship Fund
The Ethel Lockman Newman Honors Scholarship is available to students accepted to the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program with a declared major in...
The Ethel Lockman Newman Honors Scholarship is available to students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
Varies Winifred Morrison Scholarship for Upper Class Elementary Education Fund
The Winifred Morrison Scholarship for Upper Class Elementary Education Fund provides three scholarships for students majoring in elementary...
The Winifred Morrison Scholarship for Upper Class Elementary Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Alice Rochon Scholarship Fund
The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is either an elementary or secondary education major and contributes to campus diversity. ...
The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is either an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies American Labor Movement Scholarship
The American Labor Movement Scholarship will provide a scholarship to a student with strong ties to the American labor movement. Fall only...
The American Labor Movement Scholarship will provide a scholarship to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Cynthia Steiger Beery Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Scholarship Fund
The Cynthia Steiger Beery Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate students with declared majors in the...
The Cynthia Steiger Beery Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,444.36 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: $1,444.36
Ended
Varies The College Club of Buffalo Scholarship Fund
The College Club Scholarship is available to candidates who must be a full-time student at Buffalo State, have completed at least 30 credit hours,...
The College Club Scholarship is available to candidates who must be a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art Education Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in art education. Candidates must have...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in design (Ceramics, Communication Design,...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Varies Dr. Yung M. Kim Endowed Scholarship in Economics and Finance
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
Varies Gertrude Angert Victor Art Education Scholarship
This annual scholarship is for an incoming freshman or transfer student wishing to major in art education. The scholarship is renewable for up to...
This annual scholarship is for an incoming freshman or transfer student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides one renewable scholarship to a student that is enrolled at Buffalo State and demonstrates...
The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides one renewable...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hart Hotel Scholarship Fund
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
Varies Josephine Syracuse Scholarship Fund
The Josephine Syracuse Scholarship is available to current students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 who demonstrate a commitment to community...
The Josephine Syracuse Scholarship is available to current students with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary Kirsch Boehm, BS '56, Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students working toward an education degree in biology, chemistry, earth sciences, physics, general science, or...
This scholarship is available to students working toward an education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with declared majors in mechanical engineering technology. Candidates must be part-time...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with declared...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship Fund
The Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship is available to current students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 who have declared majors in elementary...
The Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship is available to current students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Minimum of $1,000 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund
This scholarship is available to students in the Theater Department with a declared minor in dance or to students in the bachelor of arts degree...
This scholarship is available to students in the Theater Department with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum of $1,000
Ended
Varies Hudson Scholarship
The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new freshman who intends to study either elementary or secondary education. They must have graduated from...
The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new freshman who intends to study...
  • 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 Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship
The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time biology or chemistry major at Buffalo State who has completed 30 credit...
The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in interior design. Candidates must have...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Varies Frederick and Marilyn Community Service Scholarship - City of Buffalo
This scholarship candidate is a new freshman, full-time Buffalo State College student who is a resident of the City of Buffalo and a high school...
This scholarship candidate is a new freshman, full-time Buffalo State...
  • 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
Varies Pano Georgiadis Scholarship
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
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 Dougherty-Witten Scholarship
Candidates must be students in the Educational Opportunity Program, demonstrate financial need, and have a declared or intended major in the School...
Candidates must be students in the Educational Opportunity Program,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship
This scholarship provides one scholarship to a student who must be a full-time junior or senior majoring in biology, chemistry, design, earth...
This scholarship provides one scholarship to a student who must be a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genevieve C. and Richard C. Brown Scholarship
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be female, provide documentation of an honorable discharge from military service, be pursuing...
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be female, provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kenneth A. Cross Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to a new Buffalo State student with a High School average of at least 80% or a transfer or...
The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to a new Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Polly Shaw Scholarship Fund
The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides *two scholarships of $2,500 each to students at Buffalo State. Candidates for the scholarship must be a first...
The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides *two scholarships of $2,500 each to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$500 Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship
The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship is available to Buffalo State students with demonstrated financial need who have an overall GPA of 3.0 or...
The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship is available to Buffalo State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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
$6000.00 Carol and Gerald Wahlenmayer Scholarship
This scholarship is for graduate students enrolled either full-time or part-time at Buffalo State. Candidates must be within 24 credit hours of...
This scholarship is for graduate students enrolled either full-time or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $6000.00
Ended
Minimum scholarship $2,000 Efner "Lucky" Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship Fund
The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship provides one or more scholarships annually to honorably discharged combat veterans...
The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $2,000
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 Robert C. and Marilyn L. Wilson Painting Scholarship Fund
The Robert C. and Marilyn L. Wilson Painting Scholarship is available to a senior painting major working toward a bachelor of fine arts in the Fine...
The Robert C. and Marilyn L. Wilson Painting Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sapp Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled at Buffalo State through the Educational Opportunity Program with...
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled...
  • 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