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 University, 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
Varies Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund was...
Deadline04/15/2024
$567.00 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
Description: The Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt scholarship is named in...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship is...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1,000 Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alumni Legacy Scholarship has been given by and/or in...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies American Labor Movement Scholarship
Description: The American Labor Movement Scholarship will provide a...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Anna Mae Murphy Elementary Education Scholarship
Description: Anna Mae Murphy Elementary Education Scholarship is...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship
Description: The Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship is for one full...
Deadline04/30/2024
$274.00 Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Endowed Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or...
Deadline04/30/2024
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art Education Fund
Description: This Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art...
Deadline04/30/2024
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund...
Deadline04/30/2024
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is...
Deadline04/30/2024
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
Description: Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs Scholarship
Description: The Buffalo Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship is...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in Applied Literacy
Description: The Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in...
Deadline04/30/2024
$6000.00 Carol and Gerald Wahlenmayer Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is for one graduate student each year...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship
Description: The Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship is available to a...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1000 Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund
Description: The Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund is available to...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1936 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1936 Scholarship will provide one scholarship...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship fund has...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship was...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1948 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1948 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1950 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1950 Scholarship provides one scholarship...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is...
Deadline04/30/2024
$855.50 Class of 1971 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1971 Scholarship will provide funding to to...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies College Club of Buffalo Scholarship Fund
Description: The College Club of Buffalo will provide one or more...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Criminal Justice Endowed Master's Scholarship
Description Provides one or more scholarships annually to graduate...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dave Heine's 'ReaLame' Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Dave Heine’s “ReaLame” Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Graduate Scholarship in Childhood Education Fund
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled as...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Scholarship in Astronomy
About Provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled at Buffalo...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1000 or more Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Scholarship in Childhood Education
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Scholarship in Hospitality
About Provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled at Buffalo...
Deadline04/30/2024
$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...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1000 or more Dianne Baumert-Moyik Journalism-Public Relations Scholarship Fund
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to a student pursuing a...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Donald Savage Endowed Scholarship for College Actors of Promise Fund
Description: The Donald Savage Scholarship for College Actors of...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dorothea and Mildred Seegler Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dorothea and Mildred Seegler Endowment Scholarship...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dorris M. Closs Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dorris M. Closs Scholarship is available to students...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dougherty-Witten Scholarship
Description: The Dougherty-Witten Scholarship Fund provides one...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship in Dietetics Fund
Description: The Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship provides one...
Deadline04/30/2024
$1000 or more Dr. G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund was established...
Deadline04/30/2024
Varies Dr. Harry and Lorraine Ausprich Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Harry and Lorraine Ausprich Endowed Scholarship...
Deadline04/30/2024
varies Dr. Jack and Jayne Mack Astronomy / Earth Sciences Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Jack and Jayne Mack Astronomy/Earth Sciences...
Deadline04/30/2024
$4,896.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater...
Deadline04/30/2024