Barr Scholarship in Science Teacher Education

Established through a gift from Dr. Bonnie B. Barr, professor emerita of education. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage talented college students to enter a teaching career in elementary and middle, or junior high school science. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated continuing sophomore, junior or senior level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is majoring in childhood or adolescent education – science
  • 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
  • has demonstrated financial need per FAFSA

Renewal Information

  • May be renewable. Renewals are dependent on available funding as provided by the Cortland College Foundation.
  • majoring in childhood or adolescent education – science.
  • 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 three academic years (six 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.

Award
Funding Amount Varies
Deadline
02/02/2020