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Gannon University offers a variety of scholarships, grants and awards in recognition of students’ academic and athletic accomplishments, demonstrated need and outstanding talents. These grants and scholarships are renewable each year based on criteria defined in our annual 'Important Information Regarding Financial Aid' (Final Award brochure) and related publications. The Final Award brochure can be found on our 'Forms and Documentation' page.
The following is a list of the various types of institutional aid at Gannon.
* Must enroll directly from high school.
* Must enroll directly from high school.** Scholarship competitions held during Fall Open House. Please contact Admissions for more information.
Students will receive a one-time add-on scholarship for the value listed next to the dates below if applying for Fall 2021 as a first-time in college freshman.
We partnered with raise.me to allow 9th-11th graders to start earning micro-scholarships for their high school achievements such as getting an A or taking on a leadership role. Rather than wait until the end of high school, you can earn scholarships even before applying to help you better plan for college, and we'll award your micro-scholarships in your financial aid package if you are accepted. You may receive a larger financial package based on your complete application for admission. Portfolios must be completed by October 15th of a student's senior year. Start your free profile here www.raise.me/join/gannon .
The Schuster Memorial Music Award was endowed by William Schuster to encourage musicians to continue their creation of music at the college level. This scholarship rewards up to 15 qualified students for their musical ability with $1,000 awarded annually, with a total value of $4,000 available over four years at Gannon.
A prospective freshman, transfer, or adult student must:
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The Schuster family and Gannon University are proud to offer ten scholarships to qualified students who make written, performance or visual arts an integral part of their lives. William Schuster created an endowment for these scholarships in loving memory of his wife Frances, who was deeply committed to the arts. Students who are awarded these scholarships receive $2,500 annually, with a total value of $10,000 available over four years at Gannon.
A prospective freshman or adult student must:
Dr. James H. Delaney was a prominent Erie ophthalmologist who bequeathed $2 million to help make medical school a reality for Gannon University graduates from Erie County Pennsylvania.
The Delaney Medical Scholarship Fund, through Gannon, has awarded over $3 million. Individual scholarships ranged from $8,000 to $38,000.
To be eligible for scholarships from this fund, students must meet the following requirements: