Wehle School Scholarships and Assistantships

Scholarships in the School of Business provide financial assistance to graduate students of high promise who demonstrate significant potential to benefit from a Wehle business degree.

All scholarships, except WNY Prosperity, award amounts up to $2,730 per semester (excluding summer).  Scholarships can be awarded on a per semester basis or for the full academic program (fall and spring).  Scholarships available for Fall start only.  In rare cases there is some scholarship money available for spring.  Before applying, please email @email to confirm if there is scholarship money available.


  • An accepted new student or current student that has completed all admission requirements.
  • Students must be registered in a Wehle Graduate Program.
  • A student cannot receive more than a 50% tuition subsidiary from a source other than family.
  • A student must maintain a 3.0 or above grade point average.
  • A student must receive a minimum grade of B in their Graduate Business Courses.
  • Bernard L. Martin, John R. Oishei Scholarship, Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower Endowed Scholarship, and Master Business Alumni Association require U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident.
  • Richard J. Wehle School of Business Scholarships are open to Non-US Citizens
Application Procedure

Click the link below to complete the google form application. You will be able to submit your current resume, essay and two letters of recommendation with the form.  Essay should include information on need and why you feel you are a good candidate for a scholarship and your letters of recommendation should be either professional or character references (professor or an employer etc.). 

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Scholarship Opportunities 

WNY Prosperity Fellowship - US Citizen and Fulltime Status

The fellowship 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 fellowship requires a paid internship in an organization that contributes to the economic development of WNY.  The fellowship also provides students with need-based scholarships up to $25,000.

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Dr. Bernard L. Martin Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1978 to honor Dr. Martin for his outstanding accomplishment for his 13 years as Dean of the School of Business Administration.  Awards are made on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Deadline Fall: May 15 th
(Part-time or Full-time MBA Student)

John R. Oshei Scholarship

This award was established in 1992 by Jean Oshei in memory of her husband, the late R. John Oshei.

Deadline Fall: May 15th
(Full-time MBA Students only)

Richard J. Wehle School of Business Scholarship

Deadline Fall: May 15th
Part-time or Full-time MBA Students

The Master of Business Alumni Association Scholarship

The Canisius University, Master of Business Alumni Association, established this scholarship to recognize students who demonstrate academic pride and community involvement.

Deadline Fall: May 15th
(Part-time or Full-time MBA Students)

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by the Towers, this fund provides scholarships to deserving full-time students with demonstrated financial need and whose tuition and fees are not otherwise covered by an employer’s tuition reimbursement program.

Deadline Fall: May 15th
(Full-time MBA Students Only)

Assistantship Opportunities - US Citizens only

Fall applications - Due May 15th

University wide graduate assistantships