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
“Our scholarship was the best $25,000 we ever invested. We get so much more back than had we bought some material thing.”
“Being able to attend Siena is a privilege. I have met people that have changed my life and have made me a better person.”
“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.”
Voices of Our Campaign
Megan Salavantis ’17 is the first recipient of Siena’s Pay it Forward scholarship worth $12,500 a year. For her, it was the difference between affording Siena and not.
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 established The Fr. Peter Fiore, O.F.M. Excellence in English Endowment in celebration of the outstanding scholarly achievements of Fr. Peter.