Marion C. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1983 from the estate of Dr. Marion C. Thompson, an authority on folklore in American literature and a professor of English at Cortland for 24 years until her retirement in 1966. Award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters. Funding is based on availability.

Selection Criteria

  • awarded to a matriculated junior, senior or graduate level student in good academic standing at SUNY Cortland
  • is majoring in an English department curriculum
  • has demonstrated academic success
  • 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

  • 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