You are about to log in to the Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS). If you are a Buffalo State University user, please sign in using your network credentials (i.e. the username/password you use to access Blackboard and campus computers). If you need help with your Buffalo State username or password, please review IT: Login Assistance

Prospective Students: In order to complete the CAPS general application and apply for scholarships, you must have been accepted to Buffalo State University, submitted your deposit, and received and activated your Buffalo State University network login credentials. Click here for more information.

Please note: If you do not have Buffalo State University login credentials, please click the “References and Reviewers” link above to sign in.

All students can also review external scholarship opportunities at financialaid.buffalostate.edu/externalscholarships


To access your Reference or Reviewer account, sign in with your Blackbaud ID (BBID) using the email address where you received your invitation.

If you don’t have a Blackbaud ID, click Continue with Blackbaud ID then select Sign Up and follow the steps to create one. The sign up is a one-time process. Once you have signed up, you will be able to sign in with your new Blackbaud ID.

If you need to recover your password or you have not yet received an email confirming your account, see trouble signing in.