We will update this page periodically as we become aware of new external scholarship opportunities. Questions regarding these scholarships should be directed to the awarding organization.
When conducting any external scholarship search be cautious and do the research before giving out any of your personal information. To find out more information go to the Federal Trade Commission website.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for both women and men, undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: ranges from December-May
The Carey Gabay Scholarship Program honors the life of Carey Gabay, public servant and attorney, who was killed as innocent victim of gun violence in 2015. The scholarship will award full cost of attendance scholarships to five students who attend a SUNY institution and meet the following requirements:
Deadline: July 22, 2022
Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship Program
Successful applicants must:
Deadline: January 1st and June 30th
Deadline: February 1st of each year
Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Scholarships | Including EXCELSIOR
NYS Scholarships - awarded based on various factors. Some may require certain conditions be met or have a service component.
Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship
(if you believe you qualify, please contact the Buffalo State Scholarship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Community foundations exist to manage charitable trusts to distribute funds in the form of grants and scholarships. Because the foundations serve local communities they are one of the best places to start a search for scholarships.
Keep in mind that not all community foundations manage scholarship funds and that many foundations have overlapping "territories." Here are some examples of NY community foundations:
To locate a community foundation near you go to:
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