Fall 2021 Scholarships

The deadline to apply for endowed scholarships is Monday, March 15, at 11:59 p.m.

Students who have been accepted for the Fall 2021 semester are encouraged to apply for endowed scholarship opportunities. These awards list specific criteria such as academic major, hometown and community service honors.

You can learn more online about how to apply.

Some general reminders:

  • Students must set up their myRedDragon account before applying.
  • Students must submit the general application for scholarships and individual applications for specific scholarships.
  • Students do not need to commit to attend SUNY Cortland in order to apply.

Students are strongly encouraged to apply for the scholarships listed below.

Childhood/Early Childhood Education

Carole Wilsey Phillips 48 Scholarship

Early Childhood Education Scholarship for Students from Long Island

Eileen Lee Marion ’67 & Charles and Anne Goodfliesh Scholarship

Laura W. Jopling 33 Scholarship

Louise Sawner O’Rourke ’36 for Teacher Education Scholarship

Rosemary Wortmann ’56 Scholarship For Elementary Education (also for students from Long Island)

Ruth Hart Blanchard ’23 Scholarship

Suzanne Pratt Birch ’59 and Dr. Edward Birch ’60 Scholarship for Future Childhood and Early Childhood Educators

Mathematics and Sciences

Peter F. Eisenhardt 67 and Susan Fish Chemistry Scholarship

Peter F. Eisenhardt ’67 and Susan Fish Physics Scholarship

Peter F. Eisenhardt ’67 Science Scholarship

Manley S. Hutchinson Scholarship

Neil Wortmann ’57 Scholarship

Ben A. Sueltz Scholarship in Adolescence Education: Mathematics

Physical Education

Donald ’59 and Donna ’59 Bell Traver Scholarship

Isobel R. Kleinman ’67 Scholarship in Physical Education

Margaret A. Curry 52 Scholarship (also for sport management majors)

Neil Wortmann ’57 Scholarship (also for students from Long Island and adolescence education in the sciences)  

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies

Joyce A. Gaus ’60 Scholarship

Richard DeFrances 54 Scholarship (also for history or education majors)

Speech and Hearing Science

Catherine Suarez Leeolou ’81 Scholarship for Speech Pathology and Audiology

Judith Smith Kelemen Memorial Scholarship


Linda May Armstrong ’76 and Donald C. Armstrong, Esq. Scholarship (Cortland and Tompkins counties)

Dr. Arnold 47 and Roberta Rist 46, 47 Scholarship (Adirondack Parks Region or Rockland County)

Dr. James D. Gallagher ’59 and Margaret S. Gallagher ’61 (Johnson City High School, Union Endicott High School or Broome County)

Dr. Diana Abdoo Lawson ’76 and Mr. James Lawson Scholarship (Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Oswego and Otsego counties)

Frank A. Burdick Scholarship in History (Cortland County and history, adolescence education: social studies or childhood education majors)

Homer Gutchess Outstanding Citizen Scholarship (Cortland County and leadership characteristics)

Thomas and Marion Cashady ’28 Scholarship (Seneca County)

Leadership and Community Service

Barbara A. Galpin ’68 Greater Good Scholarship

SUNY Cortland Civic Engagement Scholarship

Transfer Students

DeGroat Scholarship