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 College, 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 Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in...
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Minimum scholarship $2,000 Efner "Lucky" Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship Fund-Closed
Description: The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran...
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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
$1,000.00 Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public Education Scholarship
Description: The Dr. A. William and Mrs. Kathleen Vantine Public...
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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...
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Varies Karl Szulgit, '59 Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Karl Szulgit, ’59 Memorial Scholarship is available to...
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$1,000.00 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund NR
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2,130.09 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions-NR
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Varies Beulah Sowden Educational Fund
Description: Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student...
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$0.00 Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship
Description: The Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship is...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art Education Fund
Description: This Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art...
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Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is...
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Varies Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship-21-22 final yr
Description: The Estelle M. Engel Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a...
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Varies Gertrude Angert Victor Art Education Scholarship
Description: The Gertrude Angert Victor Endowed Art Education...
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Varies Hudson Scholarship
Description: The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new first year...
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$1,000.00 Alice Rochon Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alice Rochon Scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
Ended
Varies Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship provides one...
Ended
Varies Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship
Description: The Gilmore and America Thomas Scholarship is available to...
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$3,581.99 Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund provides...
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$1,405.00 Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology...
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$5,000 Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship
Description: The Kenneth C. Malinowski Scholarship is awarded annually...
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Varies M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship
Description: The M. Robert and Hilda Stein Koren Scholarship is...
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship in Dietetics Fund
Description: The Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship provides one...
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$6000.00 Carol and Gerald Wahlenmayer Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is for one graduate student each year...
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$233.00 Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund...
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Varies Adult Student Scholarship Fund
Description: The Adult Student Scholarship is available to one...
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$528.00 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
Description: The Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt scholarship is named in...
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Varies Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alpha Sigma Alpha Evelyn G. Bell Scholarship is...
Ended
$1,000 Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund
Description: The Alumni Legacy Scholarship has been given by and/or in...
Ended
Varies American Labor Movement Scholarship
Description: The American Labor Movement Scholarship will provide a...
Ended
Varies Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship
Description: The Anne Marinucci Buscaglia Scholarship is for one full...
Ended
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Endowed Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or...
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Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
Description: Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design...
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Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time...
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$1,000.00 Black Fashion Scholarship
Description: The purpose of the fund is to foster equity and inclusion...
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Varies Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in Applied Literacy
Description: The Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in...
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Varies Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship
Description: The Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship is available to a...
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$1000 Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund
Description: The Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund is available to...
Ended
Varies Class of 1936 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1936 Scholarship will provide one scholarship...
Ended
Varies Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1942 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Ended
Varies Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1943 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Ended
Varies Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Scholarship has been...
Ended
Varies Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1945 Golden Anniversary Scholarship fund has...
Ended
Varies Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1946 Golden Anniversary Scholarship was...
Ended
Varies Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Ended
Varies Class of 1948 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1948 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Ended
Varies Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary Scholarship provides...
Ended
Varies Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1956 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
Description: The Class of 1960 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies College Club of Buffalo Scholarship Fund
Description: The College Club of Buffalo will provide one or more...
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