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.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Donald Savage Endowed Scholarship for College Actors of Promise Fund
This scholarship is available to one full-time students who demonstrate special promise as actors in one or more Buffalo State theater productions....
This scholarship is available to one full-time students who demonstrate...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Dr. Marie Dellas & Poppy Dellas Scholarship
This scholarship provides one scholarship to a student who must be a full-time junior or senior majoring in biology, chemistry, design, earth...
This scholarship provides one scholarship to a student who must be a...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics Fund
The Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics is available to full-time students enrolled in the Economics and Finance Department. Candidates...
The Dr. Richard J. Kieffer Scholarship in Economics is available to...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Educational Foundations Department Scholarship Fund
The Educational Foundations Scholarship is available annually to one graduate student with a declared major in the Adult Education Department and...
The Educational Foundations Scholarship is available annually to one...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Eunice Frisbee Mason Scholarship Fund
The Eunice Frisbee Mason Award is available to students who are members of Phi Upsilon Omicron. Phi Upsilon Omicron is honor society including...
The Eunice Frisbee Mason Award is available to students who are members...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
$500 Glenn O. Sallack Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with a declared major in the Engineering Technology Department or a declared major in the...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with a declared...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $1,226.00
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Horace Mann Theater Arts Student Scholarships Fund
This scholarship is available to full-time theater arts students, who have completed 60 credit hours, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0...
This scholarship is available to full-time theater arts students, who...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship Fund
The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate students in Adult Education with an emphasis in Nutrition. Preferred...
The Margaret A. Grant Graduate Scholarship is available to graduate...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
$500 Matthew R. Row Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with declared majors in mechanical engineering technology. Candidates must be part-time...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students with declared...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/09/2020
Minimum of $1,000 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions Fund
This scholarship is available to a full-time student with a declared major in the Theater Department and a concentration in technical theater...
This scholarship is available to a full-time student with a declared...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Minimum of $1,000
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Nancy Belfer Fiber Design Scholarship
This scholarship is available to full-time students majoring in Fibers. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 in the major, and a minimum...
This scholarship is available to full-time students majoring in Fibers. ...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
$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: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $808.71
Deadline01/09/2020
$250 Robert J. Elmes, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available each fall and spring semester to at least one member and one dependent of a member of CSEA Local 640. Candidates must...
This scholarship is available each fall and spring semester to at least...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/09/2020
Varies Tri Sigma-Daniel Upton Memorial Scholarship
The Tri Sigma-Daniel Upton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one or more candidates who is a continuing or transfer student in an education major....
The Tri Sigma-Daniel Upton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one or...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/09/2020
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
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 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
$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
$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