Achievement Awards, Scholarships and Other Opportunities

There are a variety of scholarships that are open to students, including endowed and scholarships for first-year students. Campus-wide scholarship information is available through Student Records and Financial Services. The following scholarships may also be of interest:


ALANA Achievement Award

Canisius would like to acknowledge the accomplishments of an African American, Latino/a American, Asian American, or Native American (ALANA) graduating senior who exemplifies the Jesuit value of Magis through academic excellence, exceptional leadership, character, dedication and service to Canisius and the community-at-large. Toward this end, we are seeking nominations for the Canisius College ALANA Achievement Award, which will be presented annually at the Spring Honors Convocation. Please submit nomination(s) by February 27, 2020.

Nomination Form for ALANA Achievement Award


Additional Scholarships Available at Various Sites: 

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students 

Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students 

AJCU-CDE’s $500 Bill Davis Essay Scholarship/Contest   

Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships

FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info)

Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel

FinAid: The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholarships

GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds

Guaranteed Scholarships

INROADS internships

International Students Scholarships & Aid Help  

Scholarship & Financial Aid Help

Student Inventors Scholarships 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students