Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Transfer Scholarships

Students who are accepted for transfer admission to Canisius are automatically evaluated for an academic merit scholarship. Transfer scholarships are based on college GPA. The following values are for new, incoming transfers in the 2012-2013 school year.

Merit Scholarships

Qualifications

Transfer students possessing a 2.5 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average.

Awards

Ranging from $6,000 to $12,000 based on academic merit (rigor of coursework and grades). Scholarships are renewable for a total of six undergraduate semesters, so long as the student maintains a Q.P.A. of 2.0 and full-time status.

How to Apply

Students are automatically considered for this scholarship upon acceptance for admission. No separate application is required. All students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship / Alpha Beta Gamma Scholarship

Qualifications

Transfer students with a 3.0 Q.P.A. and proof of induction. Students may receive only one of either the Alpha Beta Gamma or the Phi Theta Kappa scholarships. Either of these awards can be received in addition to the Canisius Transfer Scholarships.

Awards

$2,000 per year based upon merit. Awards are renewable for a total of six undergraduate semesters, so long as the student maintains good academic standing and full-time status.

How to apply

Students are automatically considered for this scholarship upon acceptance for admission. No separate application is required. All students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA to be considered for need-based aid.

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.

One Year Accepted Students for Fall 2014 can be eligible for up to $15,000 including a $5,400 paid internship in an organization that contributes  to the economic development of WNY.