Scholarships and Financial Awards

90% of our students receive financial assistance to attend Cazenovia College.+

Cazenovia College provides more than $19 million in student financial aid each year.+

80% of Cazenovia students stated that their scholarship award and financial aid package is very important in their ability to attend Cazenovia College.*

82% reported that Cazenovia was their first or second choice college.*

+Cazenovia College Enrollment Services Center
*CIRP Freshman Survey 2013

Support - Scholarships and Financial Awards

With your help, a Cazenovia College education is within financial reach of all qualified students.

The objective of the Cazenovia College Student Scholarship Program is to fund annual scholarships, increase financial aid awards and substantially strengthen our endowment. Any amount helps because every gift is directed to this need. Whether you make a $50 gift to support scholarships through the Cazenovia Fund, pledge to annually fund a $1,000 Term Scholarship, or create an Endowed Scholarship with a gift of $25,000, you are contributing to financial aid that will make a difference for a Cazenovia College student.

Term Scholarships
Donors make an immediate difference in a student’s access to the Cazenovia College experience through the new Term Scholarship Program.
  • A minimum pledge of $1,000 per year for 3 to 5 years.
  • The scholarship may be named for the donor, a graduate, friend, family member or organization.
  • Scholarships funded by May 1 will be awarded to a current Cazenovia College student in the next academic year.

General Scholarship Support
Donors who make annual gifts to the Cazenovia Fund provide greater flexibility to award financial aid.
  • Each year, thousands of donors make gifts of all sizes, beginning at the Caz Club level (up to $150) to the 1824 Society ($1,824 or greater).
  • Donors who give for three or more consecutive years are listed as Bell Ringers.

Endowed Scholarships
By establishing an Endowed Scholarship Fund, donors make an impact that will last for generations, forever connecting their support to Cazenovia College.
  • A minimum pledge of $25,000 to be paid within 5 years.
  • The scholarship may be named for the donor, a graduate, friend, family member or organization.
  • Donors are updated annually regarding student recipients and fund performance.