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Scholarship application opens Nov. 15 for current students

11/05/2021

Scholarship application opens Nov. 15 for current students

Hard-working SUNY Cortland students can begin to submit applications Monday, Nov. 15, for scholarships to be awarded by the university during the 2022-23 academic year.

The 2022-23 scholarship application window will be open through Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, and students should visit cortland.edu/scholarships to start the process.

In the current 2021-22 academic year, SUNY Cortland will distribute more than $800,000 in institutional scholarship funds. Of the 980 students who submitted applications, 234 earned at least one scholarship.

This year’s 500-plus scholarships for returning students will range in amount from $500 to $7,700. Each scholarship opportunity is awarded based on unique criteria for applicants such as academic major, grade point average, community service or financial need. 

Starting Nov. 15, students should follow these steps to apply for scholarships:

  • Visit cortland.edu/scholarships
  • Select ‘View scholarships’
  • Log in with myRedDragon credentials
  • Fill out the general scholarship application
  • Search “Our Opportunities” by qualities such as academic major or class year
  • Review scholarship criteria and apply to all eligible scholarships
  • Complete any required supplemental questions

Students can contact the Financial Aid Office at 607-753-4717 or email financial.aid@cortland.edu with questions.