Scholarships and Tuition Assistance


Recently, Catholic school students in grades K-12 received over $10.5 million in tuition assistance. Our goal is to make a Catholic School education affordable for all who wish to attend.

To meet that objective, the Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo approved a new funding partnership in 2011 with the BISON Scholarship Fund to provide needs-based tuition assistance for Catholic school students. The BISON Fund now covers Catholic elementary school students in kindergarten through eighth grade in all eight counties of Western New York. 

In recent years the BISON Scholarship fund provided approximately $1.5 million in tuition assistance to families with children attending Catholic schools.  This support is in addition to the $10.5 million in tuition assistance provided by our Catholic schools.

Please contact individual schools for specific information on tuition rates, assistance available and how to apply.