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The Phillip Santa Maria Memorial Award

The Phillip Santa Maria

Memorial Award

The Phillip Santa Maria Memorial Award recognizes a Buffalo State undergraduate student who has demonstrated a well-rounded character, exhibiting not only scholastic achievement but also active participation in campus life at Buffalo State and in the Western New York community and a desire to improve the world. A plaque and award citing the recipient’s distinction is presented at a ceremony held in the spring and the recipient may receive a monetary award, pending availability of funds.


Criteria for Selection:

  • Undergraduate junior or senior enrolled full time (minimum 12 credit hours) at Buffalo State during the academic year in which the award is made.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Evidence of high integrity.
  • Evidence of volunteer service on campus and within the larger community while a student at Buffalo State.


Applications are due March 1, 2019
Click here for the submission form


Please contact our office with any questions:, (716)878-4631, Campbell Student Union - room 400


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Student Leadership and Engagement

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Phone: (716) 878-4631 •  Fax: (716) 878-5600