Gospel Music Scholarship

Established through the generosity of many alumni, faculty and friends who support gospel music at SUNY Cortland. A multitude of donors help maintain this scholarship annually. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated continuing undergraduate level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • is a member of the Gospel Choir
  • has demonstrated strength in vocals, instrumentation, student directorship, academic merit
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester)
  • student must have at least one full academic year remaining at the start of the fall semester of award year

Renewal Information

  • This scholarship is a one-time award and is non-renewable

Scholarship funding is determined by the Cortland College Foundation. Scholarship amounts and availability are subject to change.

Funding Amount Varies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please list the number of semesters you have participated in Gospel Choir
  2. Please list the Gospel Choir events you participated in within the past year.
  3. In which of the following areas are you most qualified to compete for a scholarship
  4. Please submit a 350 word maximum essay on what makes you an outstanding candidate for a Cortland College Gospel Choir (African American Chorale) Scholarship. Include current participation, activities and contributions to the choir and what you hope to accomplish as a scholarship participant.
  5. How long do you plan to be a committed Gospel Choir member?