Welcome to CFSA

Feeling stuck working on personal statements?

By Kate Hanson | Dec 4, 2012

This website has a great little exercise for brainstorming some prose that you could modify for personal statements, application essays, or cover letters.  Why don’t you set a timer for 20 minutes and give it a try? http://www.writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/apessay_tutorial.html Here’s a link to one of my favorite online resources for writing personal statements: https://www.e-education.psu.edu/writingpersonalstatementsonline/p5.html Image: Albrecht Dürer,…

SU lands on list of top producers of Fulbright students!

By Kate Hanson | Oct 30, 2012

Check out this excellent news:  Syracuse is ranked among the top research institutions in the nation for producing Fulbright students for 2012-13!  http://chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-US/135454/ We are so proud of our 10 Fulbrighters.  Interested in applying next year?  Stay tuned to CFSA for more information about info sessions and explore the Fulbright US Student Program website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

First Friday Focus was a great success!

By Blythe Scherrer | Sep 17, 2012

We had delicious pizza and a fantastic presentation by Mary Fedorko from SU Abroad.  We were all surprised and delighted to hear that the Gilman has almost a 40% acceptance rate.  Many students are interested in applying for the Gilman and/or Freeman-Asia scholarships so we are going to organize a writing workshop to help with…

Welcome to the new CFSA site!

By Blythe Scherrer | Jun 25, 2012

We are thrilled for you to explore our new website; please visit frequently for information and updates.  We’ll have specific information for particular award competitions as well as more general advice on writing and preparing applications. Students and alums, please contact us here. Faculty, please contact us here.

What We Do

Interest Meetings

One-on-One Advising

Writing Workshops

Interview Preparation

Upcoming Events

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
29mar4:00 pm- 5:00 pmSchwarzman Scholars Interest Session