Buffalo State a variety of scholarships opportunities to current students demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities, academic abilities and/or financial need. These scholarships are based on specific criteria which includes; academic merit, financial need, field of study, or a combination of criteria. Scholarship funding is made possible through donations from alumni and friends of the college who value a Buffalo State education. Students may log in to the Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS) and view and apply for scholarship opportunities. Students need to complete a general scholarship annually and which will auto-match them to applicable scholarships.  Some scholarships may require additional tasks.  Additionally, staff in the Financial Aid Office, Moot Hall 230, can assist students in locating scholarships offered by agencies not affiliated with Buffalo State.