Donald S. Ames and Diane Ames Scholarship

Established by Donald and Diane’s daughters, Johanna Ames and Tanya Ames, in honor of their parents. The Ames family has a long-standing commitment to the Cortland community and SUNY Cortland. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated sophomore, junior or senior level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is a graduate of a high school in New York State
  • enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester)


  • is given to graduates of a Cortland County high school
  • is given to students with demonstrated financial need per FAFSA

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.

Funding Amount Varies