Support for the Cazenovia College financial aid programs is provided from both governmental and private sources. Scholarships are provided by foundations, individuals or organizations, as well as business and industry. The College continually seeks new sources of assistance for worthy and deserving students. For those interested in contributing to Cazenovia College's student financial aid program, contact the Office of the President at 315-655-7116 or the Office of Institutional Advancement at 315-655-7369.
Academic Achievement Awards
Cazenovia College offers a comprehensive Academic Achievement Award Program for new freshmen and transfer students. Scholarships range from $22,000 to $31,000. This program supports the College’s belief that freshmen and transfers should be rewarded for the academic accomplishments achieved prior to enrolling at Cazenovia. All freshmen and qualified transfer students are automatically considered for this program once they have applied for admission.
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Cazenovia College Grant
The Cazenovia College Grant program is need-based funding available to those students who file a FAFSA form. Award determinations are made by the Associate Dean for Financial Aid.
Emerson Scholarships are available to returning students through the individual academic programs. To be considered for an Emerson Scholarship, each student must complete and submit an Emerson Scholarship Application and provide the requested documentation by the appropriate deadline. The application is then forwarded to the academic program director for review and consideration. Only one Emerson Scholarship will be awarded per student. The amounts of the Emerson Scholarships range from $1,000 to $1,500 per year. These awards are for one year only and subsequent years require a new application and review.
These scholarships were established by alumni and friends through Cazenovia College's Endowed Scholarship Program for the purpose of providing financial assistance to our students. All students are considered for the Endowed Scholarship Program. Scholarship awards are administered by the Associate Dean for Financial Aid and are based on eligibility criteria. Award amounts may fluctuate from year to year based on fund value. For a complete listing of Endowed Scholarships, click Endowed Scholarships.
Cazenovia College offers a wide range of scholarships for transfer students. Scholarships range from $15,000 to $22,000 and are based on the student’s individual academic record. Visit the Transfer Student Scholarships page for more information. The Cazenovia College Grant program is need-based funding available to those students who file a FAFSA form. Award determinations are made by the Associate Dean for Financial Aid. Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as early as possible so our team can determine aid eligibility.
Cazenovia College awards Legacy Scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students who are the children, grandchildren, or siblings of alumni. Eligible students receive Legacy Scholarships worth $250 per semester, for up to eight semesters of full-time enrollment. Scholarships are renewed each semester, dependent upon the student maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Financial need is not required for scholarship selection, but an applicant's academic record and extracurricular activities will be taken into consideration. For more information about our Legacy Program, please visit www.cazenovia.edu/alumni/legacy-program.
Institutional funds are available for students pursuing their first undergraduate degree. For more information regarding scholarships at Cazenovia College, please contact the Admissions Office and the Enrollment Services Center at 1-800-654-3210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org