Welcome to CFSA


By Blythe Scherrer | Dec 27, 2012

A nice piece on our two Beckman Scholars over at Arts & Sciences News. Read it here. Are you interested in the Beckman Scholars Program? Learn more here.

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

To request disability accommodations for any of the events below, please email cfsa@syr.edu

august 2019

23aug11:00 am- 1:00 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
30aug10:30 am- 12:30 pmFulbright Writing Workshop

september 2019

4sep3:45 pm- 5:05 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
5sep12:00 pm- 2:00 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
6sep10:30 am- 12:30 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
6sep12:30 pm- 1:30 pmGilman Information Session
9sep10:30 am- 12:30 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
10sep1:00 pm- 3:00 pmFulbright Writing Workshop
16sep5:00 pm- 6:00 pmPaul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Information Session
20sep1:00 pm- 2:30 pmNSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Information Session

october 2019

3oct3:30 pm- 5:00 pmNSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Writing Workshop
4oct2:00 pm- 4:00 pmCritical Language Scholarship (CLS) Information Session
11oct2:00 pm- 3:30 pmNSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Writing Workshop

november 2019

7nov4:00 pm- 5:30 pmBoren Information Session
13nov9:30 am- 11:00 amCLS Writing Workshop

december 2019

4dec2:00 pm- 3:30 pmSTEM Summer Research Opportunities Information Session