Say Yes Scholarship Application

    Canisius College proudly participates in the Say Yes Buffalo program. Say Yes Buffalo provides comprehensive academic, social-emotional, and financial support to enable every student to achieve his or her potential.   

    The Say Yes Scholarship at Canisius College is a mission-based initiative that will help connect our core values as a Jesuit, service-based institution and strengthen our connection to the surrounding Buffalo community.  Students who have attended Buffalo Public Schools with high academic achievements and high financial need will be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Canisius College has a limited number of Say Yes spots available.

    -Reside in the city of Buffalo
    -Have been accepted to Canisius College
    -Complete grades 9-12, in consecutive years, at a Buffalo public or charter school located in the city of Buffalo
    -Graduate from a Buffalo public or charter school located in the city of Buffalo 
    -Enroll full-time at a Say Yes college within one year of high school graduation.
    -Apply for all federal and state financial aid programs (FAFSA and TAP)
    -Complete the application for Say Yes Buffalo
    Please fill out all fields and upload essay before submission.
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    In a 500 word short response (typed, double spaced) please answer the following questions:

    1. Why is Canisius College the right fit school for you?

    2. What does a college education mean to you?

    3. How can Canisius College ignite your passion?