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 scholarships will be available from January 10 to May 1 (for most scholarships). Scholarships are awarded as funding is made available.

Application for spring scholarships will open in the Fall and close December 1. Scholarships are awarded as funding is made available.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Troy Lash Scholarship
The Troy Lash Scholarship is awarded annually. Candidates must have declared majors that promote social service (such as education, social work,...
The Troy Lash Scholarship is awarded annually. Candidates must have...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$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 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
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 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
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
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
Varies Frederick and Marilyn Community Service Scholarship - City of Buffalo-CLOSED
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 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 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 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
Varies Dorothy Mierzwa Pieniadz '45 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded annually to candidates who must be continuing or transfer students in an education major with a minimum cumulative GPA...
This scholarship is awarded annually to candidates who must be...
  • 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 Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship
One scholarship annually is available to candidates who are currently enrolled and have completed at least one semester at Buffalo State. ...
One scholarship annually is available to candidates who are currently...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Karl Szulgit, '59 Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for one full-time student at Buffalo State who is a member in good standing with any state or federal chartered credit union...
This scholarship is for one full-time student at Buffalo State who is a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 Robert A. and Dorothy Stender Sweet Physics Scholarship Fund
The Robert A. and Dorothy Stender Sweet Physics Scholarship is available to full-time students with declared majors in physics. Preference is given...
The Robert A. and Dorothy Stender Sweet Physics Scholarship is available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $5000
Ended
Varies Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship Fund
The Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship recruits undergraduate students with declared majors in social work, education, dietetics or...
The Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship recruits undergraduate...
  • 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 Back on Track Fund
To provide financial assistance to students with a Buffalo State outstanding balance that prevents future course registration. The financial...
To provide financial assistance to students with a Buffalo State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship in Dietetics Fund
To provide one annual scholarship of $1,000 to a student with a declared major in dietetics. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must...
To provide one annual scholarship of $1,000 to a student with a declared...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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
$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
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
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
$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
Varies M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship
The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is available to an undergraduate student who must be pursuing a degree in a duly recognized course...
The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is available to an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 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: 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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Endowed 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Burrell Diversity Scholarship
The Dr. Anna P. Burrell Diversity Scholars Program is designed to enhance student diversity at Buffalo State College. Candidates must be a U.S....
The Dr. Anna P. Burrell Diversity Scholars Program is designed to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended