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 SUNY Cortland. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated entering freshman level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester)
  • attended a high school on Long Island
  • students majoring in childhood or early childhood education
  • 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
  • remaining a childhood or early childhood education major
  • matriculated at SUNY Cortland
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester)
  • maintain satisfactory academic progress per SUNY Cortland’s published Federal Good Academic Standing guidelines
  • 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.

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Award
$2,000
Deadline
02/14/2016