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When you apply for admission at D’Youville you'll automatically be considered for our merit scholarships which can cover as much as 50% of your tuition. 

Last year, nearly 90% of students at D'Youville received a scholarship or grant from our institution. Freshmen students and transfer students are automatically considered for our merit scholarships — no need to fill out a separate application. Our commitment to making college affordable to everyone, also extends to connecting our students with scholarships and grants from our donor community and enabling simple access to external scholarships.

Benefits of D'Youville's Scholarship Process

  • All students are automatically considered for our merit scholarships.
  • Maintaining your scholarship is easier at D'Youville since we use realistic GPA requirements to determine your eligibility each year.
  • If you're enrolled in a combined degree program, you'll be able to benefit from your merit scholarship for all 5 years.
  • Through a partnership with ScholarshipUniverse, you'll have access to easily discover and apply to scholarships throughout your educational career.

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Contact our Financial Aid Office with questions or to learn about our commitment to making education affordable for all.

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Freshman Automatic Merit-Based Scholarships

Scholarship SAT (M & EBRW) or ACT* / GPA Scholarship Amount Notes

President's Scholarship

88/1170  or 24 $13,000 + $3,000 Room and Board Waiver

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Founder's Scholarship

83/1080 or 21 $10,000 + $2,000 Room and Board Waiver

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Dean's Scholarship

80/980 or 18 OR 90 GPA**

$9,000

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25.

**Anyone with a 90 GPA can receive this award without test score consideration.

*We only require that you submit the results from one test.


Transfer Automatic Merit-Based Scholarships

Scholarship GPA Scholarship Amount Notes

Transfer Scholarship

3.5+ $5,500

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Transfer Scholarship

3.25 - 3.49 $5,000

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25

Transfer Scholarship

3.0 - 3.24 $4,500

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25

Transfer Scholarship

2.75 - 2.99 $4,000

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.25.


Donor-Funded and External Scholarships

Designed with simplicity in mind, as an enrolled student at D'Youville you will have access to ScholarshipUniverse, an online scholarship matching software. After answering a series of questions, you'll be able to see which scholarships you're eligible for on the national, local, and even institutional levels. And throughout your education you'll be able to find new scholarships and be notified if you are eligible for new opportunities as they become available.

Find common opportunities below or contact the Financial Aid Office to explore additional scholarships or learn more.

Scholarship SAT (M & EBRW) or ACT* Scholarship Amount Notes

Dillon Scholarship

93/1360 or 30 100% off + $3,000 Room and Board Waiver

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.75

Awarded to one student annually. Applications must be received by February 1. 

Diocese of Buffalo Catholic High School Scholarship

90/1270 or 27 100% off +
$3,000 Room and Board Waiver

Duration: 4-5 years (depending on length of program), provided that the student maintains a minimum GPA a 2.75

Awarded to one student annually. Applications must be received by February 1. Applicants must be a graduate of a Catholic high school in the Diocese of Buffalo.

Potrafke Scholarship

90/1200 or 25 $6,000

Duration: 4 years, provided that the student maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75. 

Awarded to one student annually.  Applications must be received by February 1.  Applicants must be admitted to D'Youville as a Biology, Chemistry, or Pharmaceutical Sciences major, with Pharmacy as an advisement track.

Buffalo Say Yes

90/1080 or 21 100% Off

Each year, we offer 10 Say Yes Full-Tuition Scholarships to high school students who graduate from a Say Yes eligible school. 

Learn About Our Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships

Sister Mary Charlotte Barton Alumni Kinship Scholarship

—— $250 - $1,000

Only open to relatives of D'Youville alumni. Recipients are selected by a committee composed of members of the Alumni Board of Directors. Students must reapply each year. Applications are due March 1.

Scholarship application (PDF)

Health Analytics - Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY Scholarship

—— $2,500 per academic year

Duration: Renewable for 4 years.

In cooperation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York (BCBS of WNY), D'Youville College offers the Health Analytics Scholarship. The recipient of this award will also earn a guaranteed internship with BCBS of WNY during the second semester of the last two years of the program. Applicants must gain admission to the Health Analytics BS program for the fall enrollment term of the academic year.

Scholarship Application (PDF)

*We only require that you submit the results from one test.

All scholarship awards are subject to D'Youville's scholarship policies.