Canisius Application Grant

Introducing our new Visit & Apply Grant

Earn $1500 Toward Your Education 

Attention seniors: when you visit Canisius and apply by December 1, you will be eligible for an annual $1,500 grant toward your education. The grant would be available all four years and would be in addition to any institutional merit-based aid. (The total of all financial aid, including the grant, would not exceed the cost of attendance.)

How To Earn The Grant

Step 1: Visit Campus 

Open House Dates (click to register): 

Sunday, October 14   Sunday, October 28

At our open house, you can meet current Canisius students, hear from our faculty and get tips on how to put together a strong application for admission. Alumni will also be on hand to explain how a Catholic, Jesuit education at Canisius has had a lasting impact on their career and your life.

Other Options for Visiting Canisius
If it’s not possible to make one of our October Open Houses, you can schedule a personal tour or attend one of our Fall information sessions. 

Schedule a Visit Now

Step 2: Apply 

You can apply to Canisius using the Common Application or our online Canisius College Application.

Early Action Deadline: November 1 
Regular Admission: Rolling (no deadline)

Start Your Application

Step 3: File Your FAFSA

To be considered for all federal, state and Canisius financial aid, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Canisius College FAFSA code is 002681. The FAFSA online application is available at beginning October 1.