Scholarships and Endowed Funds

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Scholarships and Endowed Funds are the lifeblood of Siena College, steeped in the spirit of accessibility and affordability.

More than 400 scholarships and endowed fund have made – and continue to make – a difference in the lives of countless Siena students. An ideal way to perpetuate a family or corporate name, honor or memorialize a loved one or commemorate a special event, scholarships and endowed funds support Siena programs and future generations of students while creating a lasting tribute to the donor’s generosity.

• $130 million endowment
• 400+ scholarships/endowed funds
• 86% students receive aid

Learn more about Scholarships and Endowed Funds

  • “Our scholarship was the best $25,000 we ever invested. We get so much more back than had we bought some material thing.”

    - Jim Serbalik

  • “Being able to attend Siena is a privilege. I have met people that have changed my life and have made me a better person.”

    - Gladys E. Veloz ’14

  • “The gift you are giving me is no ordinary gift. Some gifts may last hours, weeks or months, but the gift of education will last me a lifetime.”

    - Jahnna Rymer ’13

Voices of Our Campaign

Megan Salavantis ’17

Megan Salavantis ’17

English Major
Pre-Law Certificate

Megan Salavantis ’17 is the first recipient of Siena’s Forward Scholarship worth $12,500 a year. For her, it was the difference between affording Siena and not.

Fr. Dennis Tamburello

Fr. Dennis Tamburello ’75, O.F.M., Ph.D.

Professor of Religious Studies

Fr. Dennis and his family established the Anthony Tamburello Memorial Scholarship as a way to honor his late father who deeply valued education. Fr. Dennis has lived that as a college professor.

Bill ’68 and Betsi McGoldrick

Bill ’68 and Betsi McGoldrick

Scholarship Donors

Bill ’68 and Betsi McGoldrick established The Fr. Peter Fiore, O.F.M. Excellence in English Endowment in celebration of the outstanding scholarly achievements of Fr. Peter.

Naming Opportunities

$30,000
You may name the scholarship.
$50,000
You may name the scholarship and the school in which the student is enrolled.
$100,000
You may name the scholarship, and designate a major area of study.
$250,000
You may name the scholarship and residency, or designate an award to a son/daughter of a particular company employee, or student enrolled in a specific program.
$500,000
You may name the scholarship and determine the maximum financial aid impact.

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Scholarships and Endowed Funds

$13.2 mil. committed
to $10 mil. goal

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