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 Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs Scholarship
Description: The Buffalo Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship is...
Deadline07/26/2024
Varies Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Scholarship for Hearing Impaired Students
About Provides one scholarship annually to an incoming first-year...
Deadline08/01/2024
$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...
Deadline08/01/2024
Varies Eleanor and John May Scholarship
Description: Provides one new scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
Deadline08/01/2024
$1,000+ Burrell Diversity Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Anna P. Burrell Diversity Scholars Program funded...
Deadline08/06/2024
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
1,386.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund-NR
The Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student majoring in...
Ended
2,130.09 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions-NR
Ended
Varies Beulah Sowden Educational Fund
Description: Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student...
Ended
Varies Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship-CLOSED
Description: The Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a...
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Ann M. Millacci and Mr. Michael H. Brock Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Ann M. Millacci and Mr. Michael H. Brock...
Ended
Varies Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides a...
Ended
$0.00 Richard A. Lallmang Scholarship - NR
Ended
Varies Sarah Manning Scholarship Fund
Description: Open to students in Dietetics, Fashion and Textile...
Ended
$1,250.00 National Grid Diversity in STEM Scholarship
Description: The National Grid Diversity in STEM Scholarship provides...
Ended
varies Kogler Family Scholarship Fund
Description: The Kogler Family Scholarship Fund provides one...
Ended
Varies Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship Fund
Description: Ron and Lilia Peters established this scholarship to help...
Ended
$750.00 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund NR
Ended
$1,000.00 Black Fashion Scholarship
Description: The purpose of the fund is to foster equity and inclusion...
Ended
Varies Dorothy Mierzwa Pieniadz '45 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dorothy Mierzwa Pieniadz ’45 Endowed Scholarship Fund...
Ended
$4,185.00 Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public Education Scholarship
Description: The Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public...
Ended
varies Dr. Dewayne A. Beery and Cynthia Steiger Beery Graduate Scholarship in Physics Education - NR
Ended
Varies Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship provides...
Ended
Varies Eastman Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a...
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Endowed Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Endowment for Exceptional Education Scholarships Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Endowment for Exceptional Education...
Ended
Varies Hudson Scholarship
Description: The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new first year...
Ended
$1,000.00 Jabril Shareef Perseverance and Uplift Scholarship Fund
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to a Buffalo State...
Ended
varies James E. Hofmeister Metals/Jewelry Scholarship
Descriptions: The James E. Hofmeister Metals/Jewelry Scholarship...
Ended
Varies Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
Description: This scholarship is available to incoming first year...
Ended
$500 Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund 23-24 Final year
Description: The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund was establish to...
Ended
$1,000.00 Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship Fund
Description: The Mildred K. Vogelsang Scholarship is awarded to two...
Ended
$2,500 Polly Shaw Scholarship Fund-2324 Final Year
Description: The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides two scholarships of...
Ended
$2,581.50 Robert E. Horvat Graduate Scholarship in Science Education
Description: The Robert E. Horvat Graduate Scholarship in Science...
Ended
Varies Seals Family Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Seals Family Memorial Scholarship was established in...
Ended
Varies William A. & Virginia M. Troy Scholarship
Description: Annual scholarship to a student entering his/her sophomore,...
Ended
Varies Yvonne M. Williams Scholarship Fund
Description: To support an annual scholarship for minority students in...
Ended
Varies Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Scholarships for Exceptional Education Students Fund
Description: Horace Mann Scholarships for Exceptional Education...
Ended
$4,000.00 Ray Barrett, '49 Diversity in the Teacher Pipeline Scholarship
Description: The Fund will provide non-tuition scholarships to recruit...
Ended
Varies Statler Foundation Scholarship Fund
Description: “For research work for the benefit of the hotel industry of...
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
$5000 Frederick and Marilyn Howe Community Engagement Scholarship-CLOSED
Description: This Frederick and Marilyn Howe Community Engagement...
Ended
Varies Kenneth A. Cross Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Kenneth Cross Endowed Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship Fund
Description: The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to one...
Ended
varies Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship
Description: The Professional Staff Caucus Scholarship awards one...
Ended
Varies Sapp Family Scholarship Fund
Description: Donors, Carlton M. Triolo-Sapp, ’93 and Mrs. Vicki T....
Ended
$1,000.00 Terence McDonald Theater Scholarship
Description: Provides one scholarship per year for theater...
Ended
$964.50 Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship Fund - NR
Description: The Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship provides one...
Ended