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The department offers 12 scholarships and awards:

  • Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship
  • John J. Jauquet Student Awards for Creative Excellence
  • Dr. Margaret E. Bacon Best of Studio Awards
  • James Lombardo Sr. Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts
  • Earl Wolfgruber Scholarship Award
  • Marie Dellas Creative Achievement Award
  • Sandy Nusbaum Award for Excellence in Furniture Design
  • Robert L. Miller Wood/Furniture Design Student Award for Excellence
  • Sylvia Rosen Award for Excellence in Ceramics
  • Hyatt's Design Awards for Excellence
  • Allentown Village Art Society Scholarship
  • The Sterling Scholarships

Buffalo State administers more than 100 scholarships for students demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities, academic abilities, and/or financial need. Contact the Scholarship Office for more information.


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Art and Design Department

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Upton Hall 402 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6032 •  Fax: (716) 878-4231