Ruth Hart Blanchard '23 Scholarship

The creator of this scholarship, Ruth Hart Blanchard, was a graduate of the Class of 1923 and president of her class. The Class of 1923 was the first class to attend Commencement exercises in Old Main, which was completed in the spring of that year.

Awarded to a student who

  • is an entering freshman student
  • has been accepted into the early childhood education program
  • has demonstrated high academic achievement
  • has demonstrated financial need by way of filing a FAFSA

May be renewable. Renewals are dependent on available funding as provided by the Cortland College Foundation. Continued funding is based on student maintaining a 2.7 cumulative grade point average, remaining an early childhood education major, and continuing to show need.