Our 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 to complete the CAPS general application and apply for scholarships, you must have been accepted to Buffalo State College, submitted your deposit, and received and activated your Buffalo State College network login credentials. Click here for more information.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$250.00 Ethel Lockman Newman Honors Scholarship Fund-Not through CAPS
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-CLOSED
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-NOT AWARDED THROUGH CAPS
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 Hart Hotel Scholarship Fund-Not through CAPS
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 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 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 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
$2,500.00 Robert A. and Dorothy Stender Sweet Physics Scholarship Fund-Not through CAPS
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
$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-CLOSED
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
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 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
Varies College Club of Buffalo Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be a full-time student at Buffalo State, have completed at least 30 credit hours, have a...
This scholarship is available to candidates who must be a full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Eliane McKee French Education Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in French or French education or post-baccalaureate certification in...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$9,007.43 Grace Whitelock Grey Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Elementary Education and Reading. Candidate must...
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $9,007.43
Ended
Varies Idzik-Osborne Endowed Scholarship
The Idzik-Osborne Scholarship is available to candidates who must be single parents or custodial guardians, be enrolled full time, demonstrate...
The Idzik-Osborne Scholarship is available to candidates who must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marjorie Peckham Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to full-time, undergraduate student at Buffalo State with a declared major in education. Qualified candidates must...
This scholarship is available to full-time, undergraduate student at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship Fund
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who must be full-time undergraduate students at Buffalo State, have declared...
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Polly Shaw Scholarship Fund
The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides *two scholarships of $2,500 each to students at Buffalo State. Candidates for the scholarship must be a first...
The Polly Shaw Scholarship provides *two scholarships of $2,500 each to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies Yvonne M. Williams Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students with declared majors in the Dietetics and Nutrition Department. Candidates must contribute to the...
This scholarship is available to students with declared majors in the...
  • 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
$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 Frederick A. Jacob Endowed Scholarship
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in technology education who had financial need and is in good academic...
Provides one scholarship annually to a student with a declared major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,226.00 Graham and Patricia Barkhuff Endowed Technology Education Scholarship Fund
This Fund provides one scholarship annually to a technology education student enrolled full-time at Buffalo State who is an undergraduate or...
This Fund provides one scholarship annually to a technology education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,226.00
Ended
Varies Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in elementary education. Candidates must declare and maintain majors in...
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 Muriel A. Howard Honors Scholarship-CLOSED
Provides up to 5 scholarships to students in the Honors Program who are not already receiving a Muriel A Howard Honors Scholarship. Candidates must...
Provides up to 5 scholarships to students in the Honors Program who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$808.71 Paul Orrange Memorial Award
The Paul Orrange Memorial Award scholarship is available to a sophomore, junior, or senior student in the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program who had...
The Paul Orrange Memorial Award scholarship is available to a sophomore,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $808.71
Ended
Varies Kelsey-Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to students majoring in Consumer and Family Studies, Fashion or Dietetics and Nutrition. Candidates must have a...
This scholarship is available to students majoring in Consumer and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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
varies Dr. Charles A. Messner Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a student who must be incoming freshmen enrolled full time at Buffalo State; demonstrate financial need; and have...
This scholarship is available to a student who must be incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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 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
$935.61 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
This scholarship is available to students majoring in elementary education. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the major, demonstrate...
This scholarship is available to students majoring in elementary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $935.61
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
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in design (Ceramics, Communication Design,...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts Fund
The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in fine...
The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is available to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo State with a declared major in interior design. Candidates must have...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled at Buffalo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Minimum scholarship $1,000
Ended
Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time undergraduate students with declared majors in the Art Education Program. Candidates must...
The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time undergraduate...
  • 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
$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
$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