Dr. John A. Macphee Scholarship

Established by Mabel MacPhee in memory of her late husband, Professor Emeritus of Recreation Education John MacPhee, to support off-campus fieldwork or attendance at a national professional conference devoted to the leisure services profession. One student, selected during fall semester, will be awarded the scholarship for the following spring semester; a second student, selected during the spring semester, will be awarded the scholarship for the following summer/fall semester. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated undergraduate or graduate level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is studying within the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department
  • has minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours for semester receiving funds)

Additional Documentation Required:

  • In an essay, demonstrate how the scholarship will support the approved internship or attendance at a national professional conference devoted to the leisure services profession.

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.

Scholarship recipients recognized at honors convocation in April

Award
$1,000
Deadline
02/01/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. In essay format (250 words minimum) please answer the following: What are your educational/academic goals? What are your future career plans? How to do you plan to use your studies to achieve your future career plans?
  2. Please include include your Resume including your expected graduation date and any previous colleges/universities you attended. Please format your resume using the following titles: Employment (list in chronological order starting with current position, Volunteer Experience, Club/Organization Memberships (offices held, committee responsibilities, with dates), Awards and Honors (include dates), Certifications, Any additional information you wish to add.
  3. The John A. Macphee Scholarship is given to a recreation major who has demonstrated professional promise and a need for the scholarship to achieve proposed educational objectives. How do you exemplify these charecterisitics and qualities? How would you use this scholarship to achieve your educational objectives (i.e., attend a national conference or support for internship)?