Please be aware that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be filed starting October 1 in order to receive a financial aid package from Daemen. Please remember to include Daemen's code (002808) so we receive your FAFSA information electronically from the government.

Merit Scholarships

Students who apply to Daemen will be considered for a President’s, Dean’s or an Alumni award.

President's Scholarship

This prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to first-year students or transfers based on academic performance. Over 50% of the current incoming class has received a President’s Scholarship.

Amount of award (First Year): $9,500 - $12,500
Amount of award (Transfers): $8,000 - $9,000
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining a 3.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status.

Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship is awarded annually to first-year students or transfers based on academic performance.

Amount of award (First Year): $8,500 - $9,500
Amount of award (Transfers): $6,500
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining a 3.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status.

Alumni Grant

The Alumni Grant is awarded annually to first-year students or transfers based on academic performance.

Amount of award (First Year): $5,500 - $8,000
Amount of award (Transfers): $4,000 - $5,000
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining a 2.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status.

International Scholarship

Both undergraduate and graduate students who complete the entire application process will have an opportunity to receive a scholarship based on academic performance.  Scholarships range from $9,500 - $12,500 for academic year.

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must apply to the college.  Upon acceptance, students will be notified regarding the amount of their scholarship.

Competitive Scholarships

Trustee Scholarship (by nomination)

This prestigious scholarship is awarded to select first-year students of the highest caliber. Students must be nominated for this award and submit a separate Trustee Scholar application in order to compete for this award. Students will interview at Scholar’s Day.

Amount of award: Full Tuition Scholarship
Number awarded: 2

Amount of award: $17,000
Number awarded: 4

Amount of award: $13,000 - $14,000
Number awarded: 6
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining 3.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status.

Transfer Trustee Scholarship (by nomination)

This prestigious scholarship is awarded to select transfers of the highest caliber. In order to apply students must be nominated for this award and submit a separate Transfer Trustee Scholar application in order to compete for this award. Students will interview at TRANSFER Scholar’s Night.

Amount of award: $10,000 - $12,000
Number awarded: 6
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining 3.0 QPA and full-time undergraduate status.

Athletic Scholarship

Full-time first-year students and transfers accepted for admission with the recommendation of the appropriate coach.

Amount of award: Varies
Specification: Maintain player eligibility

Visual Arts Scholarship

This award is given to first-year art students whose portfolio reflects outstanding talent as determined by a portfolio review by the Art Faculty.

Amount of Award: $5,000
Scholarships Available: 2
Specification: Renewable upon maintaining departmental standards

Nursing RN-BS Tuition Grant

Generous 50% tuition grants for registered nurses are available. These grants are not based on financial need and are guaranteed through the completion of the BS degree requirements.

Nursing tuition grants (up to 50%) toward the cost of tuition are calculated utilizing the cost of tuition less any Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) or Aid for Part-time Study (APTS) proceeds.

Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

30% Graduate Tuition Scholarship

Full-time students working towards a graduate degree in Arts Administration, Athletic Training, Executive Leadership and Change, International Business, Public Health MPH, and Social Work MSW are eligible for a thirty (30) % tuition only scholarship, applied to the full tuition rate.

50% Graduate Tuition Scholarship

Full-time students working towards a graduate degree in Special Education are eligible for a fifty (50) % tuition only scholarship, applied to the full tuition rate.