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 University ALANA Achievement Award, which will be presented annually at the Spring Honors Convocation. 

Additional Scholarships Available at Various Sites: 

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority 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

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