Graduate Partnerships

If you’re an employee of one of our partners, you can save 25% on tuition for graduate programs at Canisius University.  If you're an employee of a New York State Catholic institution, check the Vincent and Harriet Palisano Foundation Catholic Educator Scholarship on our Specialized Scholarships page.

Education Partners

  • Alden Central School District
  • Amherst School District
  • Buffalo Academy of Science
  • Buffalo Commons Charter School
  • Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center
  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • Buffalo United Charter School
  • Cantalician Center for Learning
  • Charter School for Applied Technologies
  • Clarence Central School District
  • Cleveland Hill Union Free School District
  • Community Services for Every1
  • Depew UFSD
  • EduKids
  • East Aurora Union Free School District
  • Elmwood Village Charter School
  • Erie 1 BOCES
  • Global Concepts Charter School 
  • Hamburg Central School District
  • HealthNow New York Inc.
  • Health Sciences Charter School
  • Hillside
  • Kenmore- Town of Tonawanda UFSD
  • Lackawanna Schools
  • Lancaster School District
  • Maritime Charter School
  • Newfane Central School District
  • Olean City School District
  • Orchard Park Central School District
  • People Inc.
  • Persistence Prep 
  • Rome City School District
  • Stanley G. Falk School
  • Sweet Home School District
  • Tapestry Charter School
  • Teach For America (Alumni and Staff)
  • The Gow School
  • Westminster Community Charter School 
  • West Buffalo Charter School 
  • West Seneca Central School District
  • Williamsville Central School District

Corporate or Business Partners

  • Catholic Health
  • Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
  • Evans Bank
  • Hilbert College
  • Horizon Health Alliance
  • Independent Health Association, Inc.
  • Ingram Micro
  • Kaleida Health 
  • Lawley Insurance
  • M&T Bank
  • MOOG
  • Pegula Sports & Entertainment
  • Rich Products
  • Roswell Park
  • West Herr Automotive Group

Once you are an accepted graduate student, you will need to verify your employment to receive the tuition discount. 

Submit proof of employment which includes:

*Partnership rate can not be combined with any other Canisius scholarship or tuition discount*

*A form and proof of employment need to be completed every semester in order to maintain the 25% discount*

Get Started


Spring: January 16

Summer: May 20

Fall: August 26

The first step toward redeeming your partnership discount is by applying. 

Still Have Questions? Contact Us:

Graduate Admissions