Families interested in St. Mary's Elementary may be eligible to receive tuition assistance from the BISON Children's Scholarship Fund.  The BISON Fund is a privately funded tuition assistance program for economically eligible families with children entering grades K-8.

More information including how to apply, please visit http://bisonfund.com/our-scholarships/   

With a maximum award of $1,900, this is a great opportunity for families who desire a private education for their children but may be unable to afford it. Contact the school at (716) 683-2112 or the BISON Fund at (716) 854-0869 if you have any questions.

Application details:

  • To be eligible you must meet income eligibility guidelines and reside in one of the following counties of Western New York: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming.

  • Scholarships are only for children entering kindergarten through the eighth grade. We don't have funding for Pre-Kindergarten or High School.
If you are currently receiving a scholarship in our program, you do NOT need to fill out a Pre-Application. Instead you will receive an email from the BISON Fund with renewal information.

Please click here to apply: http://bisonfund.com/our-scholarships/