Financial Aid and Tuition Assistance


Catholic education is a blessing that we strive to make available to every family in the Buffalo area that desires a Catholic education for their child.

It is the goal of St. Joseph University that no child be denied a Catholic education due to financial constraints. Financial assistance for tuition is available. We offer financial aid whenever possible.

Learn about our financial aid and tuition assistance opportunities below.

St. Joseph University School Tuition Assistance

Advancing our mission to educate, inspire, and develop children into future leaders.

The SJUS Tuition Assistance Program is available for students in grades K-8 who are applying to or currently enrolled in St. Joseph University School.

To apply, please complete the application and submit to

SJUS Tuition Asst application Form (1)


The Diocese of Buffalo is committed to helping schools to provide a Catholic Education in Western New York.

The program that is supported by the Diocese of Buffalo is the BISON Children’s Scholarship. This program is now open to all Catholic elementary schools (Grade K-8) in the diocese. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to meet the “Conditions of Eligibility” as stated on the BISON Fund application form.

The BISON Office can be reached at 716-854-0869 or at

BISON applications are available online from Jan. 1 – Feb. 28.
Go to  If you are currently receiving BISON, there is no need to fill out an application each year. Parent/Guardian will receive re-qualification papers in February.