Louise Sawner O'Rourke '36 School for Teacher Education

Established through gifts by Louise Sawner O’Rourke ’36 and her family to support students interested in early childhood education. 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
  • has been accepted to major in early childhood education
  • 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

*Preference *

  • given to students from Oneida or Madison counties

Renewal Information

  • 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.
  • 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
  • remaining an early childhood education major
  • 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

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

Award
Funding Amount Varies
Deadline
03/15/2021