Scholarship Opportunities

Fredonia offers approximately $8 million annually in recruitment and retention-based scholarships to qualified students. Students are automatically notified of scholarship eligibility. For scholarship information and eligibility criteria, go to

For the 2020-2021 aid year, scholarship recipients will be notified on a rolling basis beginning in October 2020. Scholarship review continues until all awards are offered and accepted.

Alumni Scholarships

The Fredonia Alumni Association awards scholarships yearly to students who are children and grandchildren of Fredonia alumni. Interested persons should contact the Alumni Affairs office at (716) 673-3553 or email for more information.

For information on scholarships open to all majors, contact the Financial Aid Office, 209 Maytum Hall, (716) 673-3253 or email For departmental scholarships for specific majors, persons should contact the appropriate department.

Fredonia College Foundation

Department Scholarships/Awards/Funds (as of 5/17/21)

The Foundation and has worked with alumni, faculty/staff, and friends to build 551 endowment funds. During the 2021/2022 academic year, the Foundation will provide over $1.5 million in scholarships and program support to the campus. The following list of scholarships/funds are awarded through the academic departments. The awards are based on academics, talent, financial need or other criteria within the discipline. Interested persons should directly contact the department in their major to obtain specific requirements and application procedures for the scholarships/awards. To view a list of available scholarships, visit Funds, Awards and Scholarships
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