Harriet Bentley Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1984 by the sisters of the Nu Sigma Chi Sorority in honor of their longtime house mother, Harriet Bentley. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated continuing junior level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is either a member of Nu Sigma Chi sorority, a relative of a former member of the sorority or related to an alumnus/alumna of SUNY Cortland
  • 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


  1. Nu Sigma Chi Sorority Member
  2. A relative of a former member of the sorority
  3. Related to an alumnus/alumna of SUNY Cortland

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. What is your affiliation with the Nu Sigma Chi sorority? please select all that apply