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 financialaid.buffalostate.edu/externalscholarships

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies George and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The George E. and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed Scholarship is available to a student(s) with a declared major in the Elementary...
Description: The George E. and Joan Steinmiller Richmond Endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gertrude Angert Victor Art Education Scholarship
Description: The Gertrude Angert Victor Endowed Art Education Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to an Art Education Student Requirements: ...
Description: The Gertrude Angert Victor Endowed Art Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship
Description: The Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship Fund is available to undergraduate students with a declared major in the Engineering Technology,...
Description: The Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship Fund is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,500 Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund
Description: Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund is available to current or incoming undergraduate student Requirements: Recipient must have...
Description: Hazel G. Macartney Scholarship Fund is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1500 Hazel M. Bleecker Scholarship Fund
Description: This scholarship is available to current or incoming undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Requirements: ...
Description: This scholarship is available to current or incoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500
Ended
$500.00 Helen Brophy Scholarship
Description: The Helen Brophy Scholarship is available to first-generation (neither parent completed college) candidates who have been accepted...
Description: The Helen Brophy Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Endowed Scholarship is available to students with declared majors in exceptional education Requirements: Must be...
Description: The Horace Mann Endowed Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Endowment for Exceptional Education Scholarships Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Endowment for Exceptional Education Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen or transfer students who intend to...
Description: The Horace Mann Endowment for Exceptional Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Scholarships for Exceptional Education Students Fund
Description: Horace Mann Scholarships for Exceptional Education Students are available to students enrolled in the Exceptional Education...
Description: Horace Mann Scholarships for Exceptional Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hudson Scholarship
Description: The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new first year student who intends to study either elementary or secondary...
Description: The Hudson Scholarship is awarded to a new first year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 James E. Hofmeister Metals/Jewelry Scholarship
Descriptions: The James E. Hofmeister Metals/Jewelry Scholarship provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major or...
Descriptions: The James E. Hofmeister Metals/Jewelry Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Janet Mattes Endowed Art Education Scholarship
Description: Janet Mattes Endowed Art Education Scholarship Requirements: Recipient must have a declared major in Art Education, have completed 60...
Description: Janet Mattes Endowed Art Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John Roneker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Description: The John Roneker Memorial Scholarship provides one scholarship to an incoming freshman with a declared major in...
Description: The John Roneker Memorial Scholarship provides one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph and Mary Jean Daly Varga '43 Graduate Scholarship
Description: Joseph and Mary Jean Daly Varga ’43 Graduate Scholarship provides one or more scholarships to graduate students in the exceptional...
Description: Joseph and Mary Jean Daly Varga ’43 Graduate Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph S. Sperrazza Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: Joseph S. Sperrazza Endowed Scholarship Fund is available to students (undergraduate or graduate) working towards a degree in...
Description: Joseph S. Sperrazza Endowed Scholarship Fund is available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Katherine Staebell and Mary S. Switzer Scholarship Fund
Description: The Katherine Staebell Scholarship is available to students majoring in dietetics and nutrition or fashion and textile...
Description: The Katherine Staebell Scholarship is available to students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship Fund
Description: The Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship provides one scholarship annually to a junior or senior majoring in a natural...
Description: The Lillian Lewandowski Gondree Scholarship provides one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship Fund
Description: The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate students in Adult Education with an emphasis in Nutrition....
Description: The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marie Ferraro Scholarship
Description: The Marie Ferraro Scholarship is available to a single parent enrolled at Buffalo State College Requirements: Recipient must be...
Description: The Marie Ferraro Scholarship is available to a single...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marion Thomas Swenson '39 Fashion Textile Technology Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: Marion Thomas Swenson ’39 Fashion Textile Technology Endowed Scholarship Fund is available to undergraduate students with declared...
Description: Marion Thomas Swenson ’39 Fashion Textile Technology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund
Description: Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund provides to students in education Requirements: Recipient must be an undergraduate student, with a...
Description: Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund provides to students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary Kirsch Boehm, BS '56, Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Mary Kirsch Boehm ’56 Endowed Scholarship Fund is available to students working toward an education degree in biology,...
Description: The Mary Kirsch Boehm ’56 Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund
Description: The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund was establish to assist non-traditional students achieve their educational and professional...
Description: The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund was establish to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Mildred Sipp and Alma Roudebush Scholarship
Description: The Mildred Sipp and Alma Roudebush Scholarship is awarded to support students majoring in family and consumer science education,...
Description: The Mildred Sipp and Alma Roudebush Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1000 Military Service Scholarship Fund
Description: The Military Service Scholarship is available to provide scholarship funding to a student who serving or who has been honorably...
Description: The Military Service Scholarship is available to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
Varies Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship
Description: The Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship is available to students in the fiber design program Requirements: Recipient must have...
Description: The Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship Fund
Description: The Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship is made available to current students by the Buffalo State College Alumni...
Description: The Norma Toelsin Payne Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Polly Shaw Scholarship Fund
Description: The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides two scholarships of $2,500 each to students at Buffalo State. *Requirements: Recipient must be a...
Description: The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides two scholarships of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies Returning Veteran Scholarship
Description: The Returning Veteran Scholarship provides scholarship funding to a veteran with financial need. Requirements: Recipient must...
Description: The Returning Veteran Scholarship provides scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,124.00 Richard Kaltenbach Art Education Graduate Student Scholarship Fund
Description: The Richard Kaltenbach Art Education Graduate Student Endowed Scholarship Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student enrolled...
Description: The Richard Kaltenbach Art Education Graduate Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,124.00
Ended
Varies Robert C. and Marilyn L. Wilson Painting Scholarship Fund
Description: It is the intent of the Donor that the Fund will provide one scholarship annually to a student in the Fine Arts Department with a...
Description: It is the intent of the Donor that the Fund will provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,095.00 Robert E. Horvat Graduate Scholarship in Science Education
Description: The Robert E. Horvat Graduate Scholarship in Science Education one scholarship annually to a graduate student enrolled at Buffalo...
Description: The Robert E. Horvat Graduate Scholarship in Science...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,095.00
Ended
Varies Ron Brown / ITEC Scholarship Fund
Description: The ITEC Scholarship is funded by the staff of the Information Technology Exchange Center and is given to a student or students who...
Description: The ITEC Scholarship is funded by the staff of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters Scholarship Fund
Description: Ron and Lilia Peters established this scholarship to help students at Buffalo State. Requirements: The Ronald J. and Lilia E. Peters...
Description: Ron and Lilia Peters established this scholarship to help...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sarah LoBrutto Bihr Scholarship in Biology Fund
Description: Requirements: This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students with declared majors in biology. Candidates must have...
Description: Requirements: This scholarship is available to full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Seals Family Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Seals Family Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Rev. Willie B. Seals (1910-1995); Mrs. Clara Ellis Seals...
Description: The Seals Family Memorial Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a History or Criminal Justice majors. Qualifying majors will...
Description: The Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins Endowed Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Stefano Moran-Guiati Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Stefano Moran-Guiati Memorial Scholarship was created to honor Stefano Moran-Guiati, a 2001 graduate of City Honors School and is...
Description: The Stefano Moran-Guiati Memorial Scholarship was created...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Steven A. Daniels Scholarship
Description: An alumnus of Buffalo State College, Steven A. Daniels, ’05, enrolled at as a non-traditional student because he recognized the...
Description: An alumnus of Buffalo State College, Steven A. Daniels,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Mothers' Club of Central Park Methodist Church Scholarship
Description: Established in 1936 by Mrs. McClung, the wife of the pastor at Central Park Methodist Church, the Mothers’ Club gave young mothers a...
Description: Established in 1936 by Mrs. McClung, the wife of the pastor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$300 Tri Sigma-Daniel Upton Memorial Scholarship
Description: Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority Alumna Chapter set aside a sum of money in 1926 to perpetuate the memory of Daniel Upton, principal of the...
Description: Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority Alumna Chapter set aside a sum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
Varies Troy Lash Scholarship
Description: Troy Lash, the beloved son of Karen and Timmothy Lash, had a great zest for life, an inquisitive nature, and love for those around...
Description: Troy Lash, the beloved son of Karen and Timmothy Lash, had...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Vocational Technical Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Vocational Technical Education Scholarship is available to students with declared majors in vocational technical education....
Description: The Vocational Technical Education Scholarship is available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William A. & Virginia M. Troy Scholarship
Description: The Will & Virginia Troy Scholarship Fund was created to help remove financial barriers to higher education Requirements: Recipient...
Description: The Will & Virginia Troy Scholarship Fund was created to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2000 William Schmidt/Doris Eckert Scholarship Fund
Description: William Schmidt/Doris Eckert Scholarship Fund is available to students pursuing one of the visual arts or art education. Requirements:...
Description: William Schmidt/Doris Eckert Scholarship Fund is available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2000
Ended
Varies Yvonne M. Williams Scholarship Fund
Description: To support an annual scholarship for minority students in Nutrition and Dietetics in memory of Yvonne Williams in recognition of the...
Description: To support an annual scholarship for minority students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Zachary John Beveridge '08 Scholarship
Description: This scholarship was established by his adoring parents, Candida and Michael McMahon, and augmented by gifts from the family and...
Description: This scholarship was established by his adoring parents,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Donald Savage Endowed Scholarship for College Actors of Promise Fund
Description: The Donald Savage Scholarship for College Actors of Promise is available to a freshman or sophomore who has demonstrated special...
Description: The Donald Savage Scholarship for College Actors of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,829.00 Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater Scholarship Fund provides one scholarship annually to a student majoring in...
Description: Dr. Joseph A. Grande and Marguerite R. Grande Theater...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,829.00
Ended
Varies Horace Mann Theater Arts Student Scholarships Fund
Description: The Horace Mann Theater Arts Scholarship provides scholarship funding to theater arts students Requirements: Recipient must be...
Description: The Horace Mann Theater Arts Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended