S.J. Cassata and Mary B. Cassata Communication Department Scholarship

This fund is held by the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo with final decisions made by their board of directors. University at Buffalo faculty make recommendations for disbursements annually based on application review in this portal. Must be a current sophomore or junior accepted into the communications department with preference to joint or double majors, although outstanding candidates in communications only, will not be excluded. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The donor agreement specifies that the scholarship recipient/s must have been born in and be a citizen of the United States with domicile in New York State. Must complete the FAFSA, complete the financial need essay on the General Application, and have financial need.

College of Arts & Sciences, Financial Need
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please explain your need for financial assistance. Include what your academic goals are and how this scholarship will help to achieve them.
  2. Please explain how you demonstrate your commitment to education through research, leadership activities, honor society membership, publications you have made and plans for continued study.
  3. Reference Request - Faculty/Professional/Academic
  4. By submitting this application, I certify that the information contained in my scholarship application is true and correct. I also give my consent to share my personal information with the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo and their board of directors. This information is required for funds to be sent to you directly.
    Please enter your full name as a digital signature to confirm you agree.