James H. and Dorothy A. Sarvay Scholarship for Community Service

Established by the friends and family of James H. Sarvay, who was a prominent business owner in the Cortland community and a member of the Cortland College Foundation. The intention of this scholarship is to help support SUNY Cortland students who are from Cortland County and who have demonstrated leadership in making a positive impact on the SUNY Cortland campus and/or in the Cortland community.

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

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is from Cortland County. If no applicants from Cortland County, then the following counties may be considered: Onondaga, Tompkins, Cayuga, Tioga, Broome, Chenango, Madison.
  • has demonstrated leadership and made a positive impact on the SUNY Cortland campus or the Cortland community
  • 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

Renewal Information

  • This scholarship is a one-time award and is non-renewable

All applicants for this scholarship are also considered for Institute for Civic Engagement (non-monetary) Leadership in Civic Engagement Awards.

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

Award
$1,000
Deadline
02/01/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please explain ways in which you have demonstrated leadership on campus or in the community. (250-500 words max)