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Undergraduate Scholarships

When you apply for admission at D’Youville you'll automatically be considered for our top merit scholarships.

Last year, nearly 90% of students at D'Youville received a scholarship or grant from our institution. First year in college students and transfer students are automatically considered for our merit scholarships — no need to fill out a separate application. We use realistic GPA requirements to determine your eligibility each year.

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.

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

  • An Extended Availability When you enroll in one of our combined degree programs, you'll be able to benefit from the same merit scholarships over all 5 years so planning is even more simple.
  • Scholarships As You Study With our partnership with Scholarship Universe we never stop connecting you to scholarships. Answer a few short questions and as new scholarships are made available you'll be notified.
  • Dedicated Support We are partners in your future. We know that the more we can connect you to resources and help, the better that future will be. In our close-knit community an answer or assistance is always only a click or a stop away.
  • Unlimited Say Yes We know that the Say Yes program is one of the most transformative programs to eliminating barriers to higher education. That's why we offer unlimited Say Yes scholarships.

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.

Scholarship Scholarship Amount Notes

Dillon Scholarship

Full Tuition

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 March 15, 2022. 

Diocese of Buffalo Catholic High School Scholarship

Full Tuition

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 March 15, 2022. Applicants must be a graduate of a Catholic high school in the Diocese of Buffalo.

Potrafke Scholarship


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.

Say Yes

Full Tuition

D'Youville is proud to offer unlimited Say Yes Full-Tuition Scholarships to high school students who graduate from a Say Yes eligible schools. 

Learn About Our Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships

Sister Mary Charlotte Barton Alumni Kinship Scholarship

$250 - $1,000 Only open to family members of D'Youville alumni. Recipients are selected by a committee composed of members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Students must reapply each year. Applications open each spring semester. For more information visit our Scholarship Universe page

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)