Posts by Blythe Scherrer

Luce Finalist Lily Fein (’16) Reflects on the Application Process

In February, Lily Fein traveled to New York City as a finalist to the Luce Scholars Program. She mingled with fellow finalists and members of the selection committee — prominent journalists, academics, artists, lawyers, and diplomats — at a cocktail party before the final interview. With majors in ceramics and history of art, Lily was interested in Japanese ceramic…

Read More

Application Advice from Fulbright ETA Kait Hobson (’16)

2016 graduate Kaitlyn Hobson will leave for a yearlong Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Thailand in a couple short months. Kait, a dual magazine and ETS major, worked closely with CFSA as she prepared her application. As Syracuse University seniors, graduate students, and alumni start drafting their essays for the 2016-2017 application cycle, CFSA asked Kait about…

Read More

2016 Boren Scholar Frederick Cieri III (’17)

Rick Cieri had already studied in Strasbourg and Madrid and mastered three foreign languages by his junior year at SU. Looking for a new challenge outside European politics, the dual international relations and modern foreign languages major picked up a pamphlet on the Boren Scholarship and applied. The Boren Scholarship, which funds up to a full year…

Read More