Award Winners

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…

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Geoffrey Vaartstra (’17) Named Astronaut Scholar

Hiking in the south of Chile during his semester abroad, mechanical engineering student Geoffrey Vaartstra learned that he was named a 2016 Astronaut Scholar. This prestigious scholarship recognizes outstanding students in engineering, natural, and applied students that show initiative and creativity in their field. Geoffrey conducts research in Professor Shalabh Maroo’s laboratory and is interested…

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Rising Sophomore Hannah Butler Accepted to Fulbright Summer Institute

Since 2010, the US-UK Fulbright Commission has offered the opportunity for first- or second-year undergraduates to study at one of the UK’s leading institutions. The Fulbright Summer Institutes are fully-funded academic and cultural exchanges open to underclassmen of any discipline. Hannah Butler, a rising sophomore and public relations major in the Newhouse School, was chosen to be one…

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CFSA Student and SU Scholar Kaitlyn Hobson Delivers Commencement Address

“We keep going because our family, our friends, and Syracuse University, have given us the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual resources to get back up.”  CFSA staff and faculty advisers celebrated as CFSA student Kaitlyn Hobson spoke before graduates and guests at Syracuse University’s 2016 Commencement. Kait Hobson worked closely with CFSA while applying for a Fulbright…

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