Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Specialized Scholarships

In addition to the general scholarships offered to prospective freshman in the 2015-2016 academic year, Canisius College has continued its commitment to affordable education with scholarship awards for students with special interests.

Urban Leadership Learning Community Scholarship

The ULLC Scholarship is a competitive, four-year renewable scholarship covering 50-100 percent of a student’s tuition, room/ board and fees.  The purpose of the scholarship is to help finance one’s education, while taking into account demonstrated financial need for students with an interest in promoting diversity and an inclusiveness in learning, living, and problem solving. Please view the application for more information.

MLK Scholarship

Canisius College offers a limited number of $1,000/year scholarships in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Applicants must be accepted for admission. A separate application, an essay and letters of recommendation must be submitted by January 18, 2016 for consideration. Further details and an application are available by clicking here


Canisius College participates in the Army ROTC program. View scholarship information.

Art and Music Scholarships

View scholarships information for Art History, Music and Studio Arts.

WNY Prosperity Scholarship

The scholarship is intended for civic minded students who are committed to the WNY Community.

The program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that will have a positive impact on job creation and economic development in WNY.  The donor expects that a recipient will spend at least two years within the first 10 years after graduation working in WNY.   The scholarship requires a paid internship in an organization that contributes to the economic development of WNY.