Dr. Willis R. Newman Scholarship

Established by Dr. Jane C. Newman in memory and recognition of her husband and biology professor Dr. Willis R. Newman. Awards will be given to students in the biological sciences department including adolescence education at SUNY Cortland. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated freshman, sophomore, junior or senior level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • has a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • is majoring in a curriculum within biological sciences including adolescence education – biology
  • 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
  • has demonstrated financial need per FAFSA

Renewal Information

  • may be renewable, renewals are dependent on available funding as provided by the Cortland College Foundation
  • maintain satisfactory academic progress per SUNY Cortland’s published Federal Good Academic Standing guidelines
  • has a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • is majoring in a curriculum within biological sciences including adolescence education – biology
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester)
  • matriculated at SUNY Cortland
  • this scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four academic years (eight academic semesters, excluding summer semesters). Actual number of terms is based on Class Level (freshman, sophomore, etc) at time of initial award

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

Donor
Dr. Willis R. Newman '54
Award
Funding Amount Varies
Deadline
02/01/2023