Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
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$2,000.00 40 Years of Friendship
The 40 Years of Friendship Scholarship was established to support SUNY Cortland students and provide a legacy for a group of friends at a College...
The 40 Years of Friendship Scholarship was established to support SUNY...
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$1,250.00 Anderson Family Scholarship
Established by Elizabeth Beth Anderson ’79 for students seeking an undergraduate degree at SUNY Cortland. All candidates should have financial...
Established by Elizabeth Beth Anderson ’79 for students seeking an...
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Funding Amount Varies Ann Vetrone Memorial Scholarship
Established by Patricia Vetrone Slater ’49 to honor the memory of her mother, Ann Vetrone. Pat was a teacher in the Huntington Schools and a proud...
Established by Patricia Vetrone Slater ’49 to honor the memory of her...
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Funding Amount Varies Barbara A. Galpin '68 Greater Good Scholarship
Established by Barbara A. Galpin ’68 to support dedicated students who are focused on enriching the campus, local community or both, through...
Established by Barbara A. Galpin ’68 to support dedicated students who...
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Funding Amount Varies Ben A. Sueltz Scholarship in Adolescence Mathematics Education
Established by Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Ben A. Sueltz to recognize in perpetuity the outstanding career of Sueltz, who served the College...
Established by Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Ben A. Sueltz to...
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Funding Amount Varies Breta C. Sisson '68 Scholarship for NonTraditional Students
Established by Ms. Breta Sisson ’68 to benefit promising non-traditional students at SUNY Cortland who require financial aid. The fund is also...
Established by Ms. Breta Sisson ’68 to benefit promising non-traditional...
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Funding Amount Varies Carole Wilsey Phillips '48 Scholarship
Established by Carole Wilsey Phillips ’48 to recognize in perpetuity her teaching career and life as a devoted SUNY Cortland alumna. Award will be...
Established by Carole Wilsey Phillips ’48 to recognize in perpetuity her...
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Funding Amount Varies Catherine Suarez Leeolou '81 Scholarship for Speech Pathology and Audiology
Established by Michael Leeolou ’81 in honor of his wife, Catherine Suarez Leeolou ’81, on the occasion of their 20th wedding anniversary. The...
Established by Michael Leeolou ’81 in honor of his wife, Catherine...
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Funding Amount Varies Christian Snavely & Theresa Vant Snavely '47 Scholarship
Established by Christian Snavely and Theresa Vant Snavely ’47. The intention of this scholarship is to recognize a student with demonstrated...
Established by Christian Snavely and Theresa Vant Snavely ’47. The...
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Funding Amount Varies David E. '53 & Mildred Hennessy Scholarship of the Cortland County Community Appreciation Fund
Established by David E. ’53 and Mildred Hennessy to support Cortland County students as a way of saying thank you to the people of Cortland who...
Established by David E. ’53 and Mildred Hennessy to support Cortland...
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Funding Amount Varies David E. Turybury '90 Family Scholarship in Education and Physical Education
The David E. Turybury ‘90 Family Scholarship in Education and Physical Education was established by David and his wife, Sheila Turybury. In...
The David E. Turybury ‘90 Family Scholarship in Education and Physical...
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Funding Amount Varies DeGroat Scholarship
Established in memory of President Emeritus Harry Dewitt DeGroat by his friends and family. DeGroat was President of SUNY Cortland from 1912-1943. ...
Established in memory of President Emeritus Harry Dewitt DeGroat by his...
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Funding Amount Varies Donald '59 & Donna Bell Traver '59 Raquette Lake Physical Education Program Fund
The Donald ’59 & Donna Bell Traver ’59 Raquette Lake Physical Education Program Fund was established through a gift from Donald L. Traver ’59 and...
The Donald ’59 & Donna Bell Traver ’59 Raquette Lake Physical Education...
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Funding Amount Varies Donald '59 and Donna '59 Bell Traver Scholarship
Established by Donald Traver ’59 and Donna Bell Traver ’59 majoring in Physical Education. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring...
Established by Donald Traver ’59 and Donna Bell Traver ’59 majoring in...
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Funding Amount Varies Dr. Arnold '47 and Roberta Rist '46/47 Scholarship
The Arnold ’47 and Roberta Rist ’46/47 Scholarship was established through a gift from Dr. Arnold T. Rist ’47. Dr. Rist served the College for many...
The Arnold ’47 and Roberta Rist ’46/47 Scholarship was established...
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Funding Amount Varies Dr. Diana Abdoo Lawson '76 and Mr. James Lawson Scholarship
The Dr. Diana Lawson ’76 and Mr. James Lawson Scholarship. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on...
The Dr. Diana Lawson ’76 and Mr. James Lawson Scholarship. Award will be...
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Funding Amount Varies Dr. James D. Gallagher '59 & Margaret S. Gallagher '61 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Margaret Sevka Gallagher ’61 and Dr. James D. Gallagher ’59 to recognize deserving students from Broome County, N.Y. who have...
Established by Mrs. Margaret Sevka Gallagher ’61 and Dr. James D....
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Funding Amount Varies Dr. John A. Macphee Scholarship
Established by Mabel MacPhee in memory of her late husband, Professor Emeritus of Recreation Education John MacPhee, to support off-campus...
Established by Mabel MacPhee in memory of her late husband, Professor...
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Funding Amount Varies Early Childhood Education Scholarship for Students from Long Island
Established by Linda Pons ’62 to help students from Long Island, N.Y., who plan to become elementary school teachers, benefit from an education at...
Established by Linda Pons ’62 to help students from Long Island, N.Y.,...
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Funding Amount Varies Eda J. Kronman Scholarship for Nontraditional Students
Established for non-traditional students to honor the life of Eda Joyce Kronman ’70 by her sons, George Kronman ’76 and David Kronman ’80, her...
Established for non-traditional students to honor the life of Eda Joyce...
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Funding Amount Varies Eileen Lee Marion '67 & Charles and Anne Goodfliesh Scholarship
Established by Marsha Goodfliesh Wilkins ’67 in memory of her former roommate Eileen Lee Marion ’67 and in honor of her father, Charles Goodfliesh...
Established by Marsha Goodfliesh Wilkins ’67 in memory of her former...
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Funding Amount Varies Elizabeth Hardendorf Thompson '25 Scholarship
Established by Dell ?63 and Audrey Thompson in memory of Dell’s mother, Elizabeth Hardendorf Thompson ?25. Award will be split evenly between the...
Established by Dell ?63 and Audrey Thompson in memory of Dell’s mother,...
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Funding Amount Varies Ernest Logan '73 Scholarship for NYC Public School Students
Established by and Ernest ’73 and Beatrice Logan to help deserving inner city students benefit from an education at SUNY Cortland. The scholarship...
Established by and Ernest ’73 and Beatrice Logan to help deserving inner...
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Funding Amount Varies First Generation Opportunity Scholarship
Established by Abby Rutner ’69, The First Generation Opportunity Sponsored Scholarship was created to support first generation college students who...
Established by Abby Rutner ’69, The First Generation Opportunity...
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Funding Amount Varies Francis J. Cheney Scholarship
Established by Dr. Louise M. Conley. This scholarship was created to recognize in perpetuity the educational administration accomplishments and...
Established by Dr. Louise M. Conley. This scholarship was created to...
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Funding Amount Varies Frank A. Burdick Scholarship in History
Established by Margaret Palmer Young ’85 and Charles H. Young ’86. The fund is intended to recognize in perpetuity the teaching career of SUNY...
Established by Margaret Palmer Young ’85 and Charles H. Young ’86. The...
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$1,125.00 George and Grace Lee Memorial Scholarship
Established through a gift from Frederick Lawrence ’54, and Anne Sullivan Lawrence ’51, in appreciation of the generosity of George and Grace Lee,...
Established through a gift from Frederick Lawrence ’54, and Anne...
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Funding Amount Varies Gerald N. DiGiusto Scholarship
Established by the Estate of Irma DiNucci. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on...
Established by the Estate of Irma DiNucci. Award will be split evenly...
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Funding Amount Varies Hemink Family Scholarship
Established by Dr. Lynn D. Hemink ’62 and his wife, Ellen Hemink, as part of the Class of 1962 Million Dollar Endowment Campaign. Award will be...
Established by Dr. Lynn D. Hemink ’62 and his wife, Ellen Hemink, as...
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Funding Amount Varies Isobel R. Kleinman '67 Scholarship in Physical Education
Established through the generosity of Isobel R. Kleinman ’67 as a tribute to the education she received at SUNY Cortland. Award will be split...
Established through the generosity of Isobel R. Kleinman ’67 as a...
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Funding Amount Varies Jay Cummings Program Fund for Field Biology
Established through many gifts from SUNY Cortland’s alumni, emeriti, faculty, staff and friends in recognition of Jay Cummings many years of...
Established through many gifts from SUNY Cortland’s alumni, emeriti,...
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Funding Amount Varies Jo Schaffer Award in Art History
Established by SUNY Cortland Curator Emerita Jo Schaffer to benefit promising art history majors and to recognize in perpetuity her values and...
Established by SUNY Cortland Curator Emerita Jo Schaffer to benefit...
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Funding Amount Varies Joan Steiner Blank '73 Scholarship
Established by Joan Steiner Blank ’73 and her husband, Charles Blank, to support high achieving students attending SUNY Cortland. Award will be...
Established by Joan Steiner Blank ’73 and her husband, Charles Blank, to...
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Funding Amount Varies John M. Fantauzzi '58 Scholarship
Established by John M. Fantauzzi ’58. An application is necessary to apply for this scholarship. Award will be split evenly between the fall and...
Established by John M. Fantauzzi ’58. An application is necessary to...
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Funding Amount Varies Joyce A. Gaus '60 Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to recognize in perpetuity the lifelong environmental interests and teaching career of devoted SUNY Cortland alumna,...
This scholarship is intended to recognize in perpetuity the lifelong...
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Funding Amount Varies Judith Smith Kelemen Memorial Scholarship
Established by William T. Smith and Dorothy N. Smith in memory of their daughter, Judith Smith Kelemen, to benefit a student majoring in speech...
Established by William T. Smith and Dorothy N. Smith in memory of their...
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Funding Amount Varies Linda May Armstrong '76 and Donald C. Armstrong, Esq. Scholarship
Selection Criteria awarded to a matriculating entering freshman or transfer student or a continuing undergraduate at the sophomore, junior, or...
Selection Criteria awarded to a matriculating entering freshman or...
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Funding Amount Varies Louise DaMassa Sessa '58 & R. Michael Sessa Scholarship
Established by Louise DaMassa Sessa ’58 to recognize and assist promising and talented students at SUNY Cortland. This scholarship will be awarded...
Established by Louise DaMassa Sessa ’58 to recognize and assist...
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Funding Amount Varies Manley S. Hutchinson Scholarship
Established by a bequest from the estate of Eileen Janey Barker Hutchinson ‘31 and her husband, Manley S. Hutchinson, to benefit a deserving and...
Established by a bequest from the estate of Eileen Janey Barker...
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Funding Amount Varies Margaret A. Curry '52 Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Margaret A. Curry ’52. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on...
Established through the generosity of Margaret A. Curry ’52. Award will...
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Funding Amount Varies Marian N. Atkinson '54 Alumni Admissions Scholarship
Established by Marian Natoli Atkinson ‘54 in recognition of the important role Jessie Adams Shaffer, Emeritus Associate Professor of Education...
Established by Marian Natoli Atkinson ‘54 in recognition of the...
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Funding Amount Varies Michelle Pangallo '65 Scholarship
Established through an estate gift of Clement D. Pangallo ’66 in memory of his wife, Michelle Pangallo ’65. The scholarship will be an admissions...
Established through an estate gift of Clement D. Pangallo ’66 in memory...
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Funding Amount Varies Murray Family Scholarship
Established by Sean Murray ’80, Clare Murray ’88, and Brendan Murray ’85 to support students who show promise to positively affect the SUNY...
Established by Sean Murray ’80, Clare Murray ’88, and Brendan Murray ’85...
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Funding Amount Varies Myrl Rose Crocker Howe McGraw Scholarship
Established by Robert C. Howe to benefit promising students who graduated from McGraw or a Cortland county high school. Students majoring in a...
Established by Robert C. Howe to benefit promising students who...
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Funding Amount Varies Neil Wortmann '57 Scholarship
Established by Neil Wortmann ’57 in honor of the opportunities given to him by SUNY Cortland to benefit future Cortland students who are studying...
Established by Neil Wortmann ’57 in honor of the opportunities given to...
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Funding Amount Varies Newell Spiegle Willcox Scholarship
Newell Spiegle Willcox Scholarship in Music was established by friends and fans of the international jazz trombone legend Spiegle Willcox during a...
Newell Spiegle Willcox Scholarship in Music was established by friends...
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Funding Amount Varies Norma Smocynski Schlager '62 Scholarship for the Arts
Established by Norma Smoczynski Schlager ’62 as part of the Class of 1962 Million Dollar Endowment Campaign to support high achieving students who...
Established by Norma Smoczynski Schlager ’62 as part of the Class of...
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Funding Amount Varies P. Eisenhardt '67/S. Fish Chemistry Scholarship
P. Eisenhardt ’67/S. Fish Chemistry Scholarship was established by Dr. Eisenhardt and Ms. Fish to assist students in their study of Chemistry at...
P. Eisenhardt ’67/S. Fish Chemistry Scholarship was established by Dr....
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Funding Amount Varies Paul E. & Ethel McCloy Smiley '31 Scholarship
Established through a bequest by Ethel McCloy Smiley ’31. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on...
Established through a bequest by Ethel McCloy Smiley ’31. Award will be...
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Funding Amount Varies Peter F. Eisenhardt '67 & Susan Fish Arts Scholarship
Established through gifts from Peter F. Eisenhardt ’67 and Susan Fish for the purpose of aiding students majoring in the visual or performing arts....
Established through gifts from Peter F. Eisenhardt ’67 and Susan Fish...
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