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 Class of 1950 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
This scholarship provides one scholarship annually to an undergraduate...
Ended
Varies Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship Fund
The Milton and Anne Rogovin Scholarship is available to candidates who...
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...
Ended
Varies Lois Pearson '51, '55 and Marion Benz '66 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to incoming freshman students majoring in...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $2,000 Efner "Lucky" Davis Returning Combat Veteran Scholarship Fund
Description: The Efner “Lucky” Davis Returning Combat Veteran...
Ended
Varies Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Harlan J. and Margaret G. Swift Scholarship provides a...
Ended
Varies Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Irving and Roslyn Cowle Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
Ended
Varies Dougherty-Witten Scholarship
Description: The Dougherty-Witten Scholarship Fund provides one...
Ended
Varies Sarah Manning Scholarship Fund
Description: Open to students in Dietetics, Fashion and Textile...
Ended
Varies Dr. Yung M. Kim Endowed Scholarship in Economics and Finance
Description: The Dr. Yung M. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a student...
Ended
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...
Ended
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...
Ended
Varies Karl Szulgit, '59 Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Karl Szulgit, ’59 Memorial Scholarship is available to...
Ended
Varies Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship
Description: Kenneth R. and Norma J. Sutter Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$1,000.00 Lucille and Jack Yellen Scholarship in Dance Fund NR
Ended
2,130.09 McCarthy-Eskew Scholarship for Theater Productions-NR
Ended
Varies Sapp Family Scholarship Fund
Description: Donors, Carlton M. Triolo-Sapp, ’93 and Mrs. Vicki T....
Ended
Varies Beulah Sowden Educational Fund
Description: Provide an annual scholarship to a Native American student...
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship in Dietetics Fund
Description: The Dr. C. Bahargavi Rao Scholarship provides one...
Ended
$0.00 Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship
Description: The Buffalo State Pathway to Finishing Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Adult Student Scholarship Fund
Description: The Adult Student Scholarship is available to...
Ended
$493.00 Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt '41 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Fund
Description: The Alice Stielow Wehrung Schmidt scholarship is named in...
Ended
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 full time...
Ended
$233.00 Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund
Description: The Arline Hopkins Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund...
Ended
Varies Arline Thompson Deckert Endowed Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art Education Fund
Description: This Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Art...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Design Fund...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts Fund
Description: The Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts is...
Ended
Minimum scholarship $1,000 Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design Fund
Description: Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design...
Ended
Varies Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship Fund
Description: The Fund provides five scholarships annually to full-time...
Ended
Varies Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in Applied Literacy
Description: The Cappella Bard School of Education Scholarship in...
Ended
$6000.00 Carol and Gerald Wahlenmayer Scholarship
Description: This scholarship is for graduate students enrolled either...
Ended
Varies Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship
Description: The Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship is available to a...
Ended
$1000 Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund
Description: The Charles H. Viner Scholarship Fund is available to...
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
The Class of 1947 Golden Anniversary Scholarship is available to...
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 Scholarship Fund is available...
Ended
Varies Dave Heine's 'ReaLame' Endowed Scholarship
Description: The Dave Heine’s “ReaLame” Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
Ended