Welcome to CFSA

In the News: Fulbright Recipient Flourishes in Living, Learning and Teaching English Abroad

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Dec 11, 2017
Picture of Rick Cieri during the Fulbright Orientation

 The best part of living and studying abroad for Frederick “Rick” Cieri ’17 is learning something new every day. That includes the joy of honing his skills in foreign languages—four, so far. “You can never stop learning more about a foreign culture, just as you can never stop learning while studying a language,” Cieri says.…

In the News: Students Pursue Research at Sites across the Country through NSF-Funded Program

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 28, 2017
Picture of Hamish collecting samples

Mathematics major Danika Van Niel ’18 conducted original research in algebraic geometry last summer within the Mathematics Department at Purdue University. In the process, she learned what a career in mathematics research involves—and discovered more about herself. “I learned about my aptitudes, and that I am ready to seriously commit to research and graduate school,”…

In the News: Cameron MacPherson Named as University’s First Mitchell Scholar

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 28, 2017
Picture of Cameron Macpherson - SU's first Mitchell Scholar

Cameron MacPherson ’16, a graduate student in Pan African studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a recipient of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate study in Ireland. He is Syracuse University’s first Mitchell Scholar. MacPherson is one of only 12 U.S. students selected from more than 300 applicants…

In the News: 2017 CLS reciepient, Giovanna Saccoccio (’18), reflects on her experience abroad and its influence on her career goals

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 10, 2017

  Giovanna Saccoccio is a senior majoring in international relations in the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and in public relations in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Last spring, she earned a prestigious Critical Language Scholarship that allowed her to study Turkish intensively through an…

In the News: Zainab Abdali (’18) and Cameron MacPherson (’16) are finalists for prestigious nationally competitive scholarships

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 6, 2017
Picture of Zainab Abdali

Two Syracuse University students have been named finalists for three of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarship awards: the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship.  Zainab Abdali, a senior English and textual studies and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected as a finalist for the…

CFSA in 2016-2017

Goldwater Scholars
Fulbright Recipients
Udall Scholars

What We Do

Interest Meetings

One-on-One Advising

Writing Workshops

Interview Preparation

Upcoming Events

january 2018

19jan12:00 pm- 1:00 pmFulbright UK Summer Institutes Interest Session

february 2018

2feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmGilman Scholarship Interest Session
15feb3:30 pm- 4:30 pmGilman Writing Workshop
23feb12:00 pm- 1:30 pmGilman Writing Workshop

march 2018

2mar12:30 pm- 2:00 pmGilman Writing Workshop