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 Dave Heine's 'ReaLame' Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Dave Heine’s “ReaLame” Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
Ended
Varies Dorothea and Mildred Seegler Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dorothea and Mildred Seegler Endowment Scholarship...
Ended
Varies Dorris M. Closs Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dorris M. Closs Scholarship is available to students...
Ended
Varies Dougherty-Witten Scholarship
Description: The Dougherty-Witten Scholarship Fund provides one...
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 Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship provides...
Ended
$2000 Dr. G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund was established...
Ended
Varies Dr. Harry and Lorraine Ausprich Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Dr. Harry and Lorraine Ausprich Endowed Scholarship...
Ended
$3,082.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater...
Ended
Varies Dr. Judith Bondurant-Utz Early Childhood Scholarship Fund
Description: Dr. Judith Bondurant-Utz Early Childhood Scholarship Fund...
Ended
Minimum scholarship is $1,000 Dr. Julia Piquette Communication Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Julia Piquette Communication Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Keith M. Henderson Endowed Scholarship Fund was...
Ended
Varies Dr. Mabel D. Montgomery Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Mabel D. Montgomery Scholarship Fund is available...
Ended
varies Dr. Marion H. Benz Elementary Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Dr. Marion H. Benz Elementary Education Scholarship...
Ended
Varies Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics Fund
Description: The Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics is...
Ended
Varies Dr. Yung M. Kim Endowed Scholarship in Economics and Finance
Description: The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to one student...
Ended
Varies Drs. Paul A. & Margaret Eschner Bacon Scholarship
Description: The Paul A. Bacon and Margaret Eschner Bacon Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Eastman Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Description: Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a...
Ended
Varies Educational Foundations Department Scholarship Fund
Description: The Educational Foundations Scholarship is available...
Ended
Varies Edward A. Paxson Scholarship
Description: The Edward A. Paxson Scholarship was created to provide...
Ended
Varies Elaine Polvinen Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Elaine Polvinen Endowed Scholarship Fund provides...
Ended
$1,000 Eleanor and John May Scholarship
Description: Provides one new scholarship annually to a student...
Ended
Varies Eunice Frisbee Mason Scholarship Fund
Description: The Eunice Frisbee Mason Scholarship Fund is available to...
Ended
Varies Frances Morton Holbrook Graduate Scholarship Fund
Description: The Frances Morton Holbrook Graduate Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Genevieve C. and Richard C. Brown Scholarship
Description: The Genevieve C and Richard C. Brown Scholarship fund...
Ended
Varies George and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The George E. and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed...
Ended
varies Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship
Description: The Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship Fund is available to...
Ended
Varies Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides a...
Ended
$1,000 Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund
Description: Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund is available to...
Ended
$1500 Hazel M. Bleecker Scholarship Fund
Description: This scholarship is available to current or incoming...
Ended
$500.00 Helen Brophy Scholarship
Description: The Helen Brophy Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
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 Janet Mattes Endowed Art Education Scholarship
Description: Janet Mattes Endowed Art Education...
Ended
Varies John Roneker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Description: The John Roneker Memorial Scholarship provides one...
Ended
Varies Joseph S. Sperrazza Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: Joseph S. Sperrazza Endowed Scholarship Fund is available...
Ended
Varies Josephine Syracuse Scholarship Fund
Description: The Josephine Syracuse Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Katherine Staebell and Mary S. Switzer Scholarship Fund
Description: The Katherine Staebell Scholarship is available to award 1...
Ended
Varies Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship
Description: Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship Fund
Description: The Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship provides one...
Ended
Varies Marie Ferraro Scholarship
Description: The Marie Ferraro Scholarship is available to a single...
Ended
Varies Marion Thomas Swenson '39 Fashion Textile Technology Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: Marion Thomas Swenson ’39 Fashion Textile Technology...
Ended
Varies Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund
Description: Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund provides to students in...
Ended
$500 Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund
Description: The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund was establish to...
Ended
$1,000.00 Meena, Om, and Anju Rustgi Scholarship
Ended
Varies Mildred Sipp and Alma Roudebush Scholarship
Description: The Mildred Sipp and Alma Roudebush Scholarship is awarded...
Ended
$1000 Military Service Scholarship Fund
Description: The Military Service Scholarship is available to provide...
Ended
Varies Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship
Description: The Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship Fund
Description: The Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship is made available to...
Ended