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

Spring 2018 application for scholarships is currently open and will close on December 1, 2017. Scholarships are awarded as funding is made available.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Adult Student Scholarship Fund
The Adult Student Scholarship is available to nontraditional students (24 years or older), who have completed at least 12 credit hours at Buffalo...
The Adult Student Scholarship is available to nontraditional students...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$500 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
This scholarship is available to students majoring in elementary education. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the major, demonstrate...
This scholarship is available to students majoring in elementary...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship Fund
The Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship is available to enrolled Undergraduate or Graduate students taking 6 or more credit hours....
The Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000 Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund
The Buffalo State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is available to current or incoming students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 who are...
The Buffalo State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Anna Mae Murphy Elementary Education Scholarship
This scholarship is for a BSC with a declared major in Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood and Childhood Education,...
This scholarship is for a BSC with a declared major in Childhood...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship
The Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship is available to students who must be a full-time undergraduate (preferably single parent), have a minimum...
The Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship is available to students who...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or transfer education major attending full time. Fall only disbursement.
This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or transfer...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students with declared majors in the Art Education Department. Candidates must have junior...
This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students with...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Beulah Sowden Educational Fund
Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student enrolled full-time at Buffalo State College. Recipient must must have an overall GPA of...
Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs Scholarship
The Buffalo Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate who has completed a minimum of 24 credit hours, has a...
The Buffalo Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a full-time entering freshman at Buffalo State who plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in elementary...
This scholarship is available to a full-time entering freshman at...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$1000 Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to current students majoring in early childhood education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is...
This scholarship is available to current students majoring in early...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1936 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1936 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to students who must be registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum...
The Class of 1936 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides one scholarship annually to a nontraditional student. Candidates must have a minimum...
The Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides one...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to students who must be registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum...
The Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA...
The Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA...
The Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA...
The Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA...
The Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1948 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Scholarship candidates must be registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have completed at least one semester...
Scholarship candidates must be registered for at least 6 credit hours,...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to a Buffalo State student who must be registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a...
The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates registered for at least 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative GPA...
The Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to candidates who must major in undergraduate education (primary or secondary), have...
The Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dave Heine's 'ReaLame' Endowed Scholarship
Dave Heine’s ‘ReaLame’ Scholarship is available full time (minimum of 12 credit hours) students, have changed majors (but not exhibit a pattern of...
Dave Heine’s ‘ReaLame’ Scholarship is available full time (minimum of 12...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Donald Savage Endowed Scholarship for College Actors of Promise Fund
This scholarship is available to one full-time students who demonstrate special promise as actors in one or more Buffalo State theater productions....
This scholarship is available to one full-time students who demonstrate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Doreen Newman Reilly Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time, undergraduate student who has a declared major in education, either early childhood,...
This scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time, undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dorothea and Mildred Seegler Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students with a declared majors in exceptional education. Two recipients are selected annually, one in honor of...
This scholarship is available to students with a declared majors in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dorris M. Closs Scholarship Fund
The Dorris M. Closs Scholarship is available to students majoring in consumer studies, home economics, or dietetics. Candidates must have a minimum...
The Dorris M. Closs Scholarship is available to students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$2000 Dr. G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to current full-time students majoring in technology education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. The Dr. G....
This scholarship is available to current full-time students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dr. Harry and Lorraine Ausprich Endowed Scholarship
Available to full-time undergraduates with declared majors in the visual or performing arts. Candidates whose parent/grandparent is an alumnus of...
Available to full-time undergraduates with declared majors in the visual...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dr. Judith Bondurant-Utz Early Childhood Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to graduate students with declared majors in early childhood special education. Candidates must have at least one...
This scholarship is available to graduate students with declared majors...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to provide one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in...
The Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Dr. Mabel D. Montgomery Scholarship Fund
This Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduates majoring in mathematics or mathematics education. Candidates must have sophomore or...
This Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduates majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Drs. Paul A. & Margaret Eschner Bacon Scholarship
The Paul A. Bacon and Margaret Eschner Bacon Scholarship is awarded to eligible candidates from the areas of art education and technology education...
The Paul A. Bacon and Margaret Eschner Bacon Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Eastman Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in the Fashion and Textile Technology Department. The scholarship is...
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship
Candidates for this scholarship must be a full-time, undergraduate students at Buffalo State with a declared major in English, English Education,...
Candidates for this scholarship must be a full-time, undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Eunice Frisbee Mason Scholarship Fund
The Eunice Frisbee Mason Award is available to students who are members of Phi Upsilon Omicron. Not renewable. Fall only disbursement.
The Eunice Frisbee Mason Award is available to students who are members...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$5000 Frederick and Marilyn Howe Community Engagement Scholarship
This scholarship candidate is a new freshman or current sophomore, enrolled full-time at BSC who is a resident and high school graduate of Western...
This scholarship candidate is a new freshman or current sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $5000
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies George E. and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed Scholarship Fund
Candidates must be enrolled at BSC with a declared major in Elementary Education and Reading, and must intend to teach at the elementary level. ...
Candidates must be enrolled at BSC with a declared major in Elementary...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
Varies Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship
This scholarship is available to candidates who are currently enrolled and have completed at least one semester at Buffalo State. Candidates must...
This scholarship is available to candidates who are currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000 Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to current or incoming undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is made...
This scholarship is available to current or incoming undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$1500 Hazel M. Bleecker Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to current or incoming undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is possible...
This scholarship is available to current or incoming undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1500
Deadline03/31/2018