Social Sciences

Take a Look at Junior Summer Opportunities

When it comes to applying to scholarships and fellowships it is never too early to start looking for an opportunity. Two SU juniors recently applied for and received awards that will fund enriching summer experiences in their fields before their senior year. Chizobam Nwagwu, a policy studies and neuroscience majors, is a recipient of a…

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Truman Finalist Rachel Brown-Weinstock (’17)

Rachel Brown-Weinstock, a senior with majors in policy studies, citizenship and civic engagement, and sociology, applied for the Truman Scholarship during her junior year. Although she did not ultimately receive the award, Rachel learned a great deal through the application process and advises young change agents to consider applying. Rachel is passionate about rural education…

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Rangel Fellowship Winner Sahil Jain Reflects on the Application Process

Sahil Jain, a 2013 Syracuse University graduate with a degree in international relations, was recently named a 2016 Rangel Fellow. The competitive Rangel Fellowship funds two years of graduate study, mentorship, and internships in an area of study relevant to the work of the Foreign Service. Successful graduates from the Rangel Program receive appointments as a Foreign…

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