Participating Schools

Where Can I Use a Say Yes Scholarship?

Say Yes Buffalo provides scholarships to eligible graduates of Buffalo public and charter schools to all SUNY/CUNY schools and more than 90 private colleges and universities. See below for a list of colleges and universities where you can use a Say Yes Scholarship. New colleges and universities are continually being added so visit this page often to see who’s new!

Resources: how to pick the right college for you


U.S. Department of Education

College Navigator

College Board/ Big Future

Get Ready for College

WNY College Connection

All about colleges in Western New York

In all cases, students should contact individual institutions for more details about how their scholarships are awarded.

New York State Schools

There are 74 public colleges and universities in the State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) where Say Yes eligible students can receive scholarships to cover tuition costs.

University Centers & Doctoral Degree Institutions
University Colleges
Technology Colleges
Community Colleges

Private Schools

Unlimited number of tuition scholarships to SYB eligible students
Financial aid packages cover more than tuition costs
Limited number of SYB scholarships per year
Historically Black College or University

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