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2020-2021 Remembrance Scholarship Application NOW OPEN

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 15, 2019

The Remembrance Scholarship is one of the highest honors a Syracuse University student can receive. Those selected are chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership and service to the community, including service to the military, ROTC, first responder or other community organizations. The 35 rising seniors chosen are each awarded a $5,000 Remembrance Scholarship, with…

Kyle Cox, Boren Awards Representative, to visit campus THIS THURSDAY, November 7, from 4-5pm

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 6, 2019

We’re excited to announce that Kyle Cox, a representative from the Boren Awards, will be visiting campus THIS THURSDAY, November 7th 4-5pm in Eggers 018 to promote the program. The Boren Awards provides funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the…

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Bethany Murphy ’20, Emma Ettinger ’17 Named Marshall Scholarship Finalists

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 4, 2019

Syracuse University senior Bethany Murphy and alumna Emma Ettinger ’17 have been named finalists for the Marshall Scholarship, one of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarship awards. Both will interview for the scholarship in early November. Read more about the finalists and the award here: Bethany Murphy ’20, Emma Ettinger ’17 Named Marshall…

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Rosenblum Selected as a Finalist for Prestigious Schwarzman Scholars Program

By Melissa Welshans | Oct 29, 2019

Kyle Rosenblum, a senior psychology and policy studies major and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program. Kyle is the first Schwarzman finalist from Syracuse University since the Schwarzman Scholars program launched in 2015. Kyle says he decided to apply because…

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Barry Goldwater Scholarship Application NOW OPEN

By Melissa Welshans | Oct 21, 2019

CFSA is excited to announce that the 2020 application for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship is now open! The Barry Goldwater Scholarship is designed to attract outstanding students into careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit to students who are sophomores or juniors during the current…

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What We Do

Interest Meetings

One-on-One Advising

Writing Workshops

Interview Preparation

A note on institutional endorsement:

We require all Syracuse University students who are seeking institutional endorsement for the Marshall Scholarship, Rhodes Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship, or Luce Scholars Program to register with CFSA by June 1 and to complete an “Intent to Apply” form by July 1, detailing their record on leadership, service, academic accomplishments, and their rationale for the application.

A campus committee will meet in July to review these forms and select the students who will be endorsed by the University.  Students seeking CFSA’s support and assistance with applications to the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, the Schwarzman Scholars Program, or the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program should also complete the form.  The “Intent to Apply” Form will open in late May and close on July 1.

Upcoming Events

To request disability accommodations for any of the events below, please email cfsa@syr.edu

november 2019

1nov2:00 pm- 3:30 pmCLS Writing Workshop
7nov4:00 pm- 5:30 pmBoren Information Session
8nov2:00 pm- 3:30 pmCLS Writing Workshop
20nov1:30 pm- 3:00 pmRemembrance Scholarship Information Session
21nov5:30 pm- 7:00 pmWiSE Women of Color in STEM: Writing a Stellar Personal Statement

december 2019

4dec2:00 pm- 3:30 pmSTEM Summer Research Opportunities Information Session
6dec3:30 pm- 5:00 pmRemembrance Scholarship Information Session