Updates for Spring 2021

Internal Scholarship Deadlines:

The deadline for applications to the Remembrance Scholarship, Syracuse University Scholars, and the Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Contributions to Human Values is January 29, 2021. Any shifts in the start date for residential instruction on campus will not affect this deadline.


Scheduling Appointments:

During Winter Break and for the Spring 2021 semester, CFSA will continue conducting most appointments virtually during University business hours. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, please email cfsa@syr.edu or call 315-443-2759.

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Candice Hatakeyama ’21 Writes and Directs Musical Adaptation of the Novel “A Tale for the Time Being” with Support of the Young Research Fellows Program

By Melissa Welshans | Jan 11, 2021

Candice Hatakeyama, a senior musical theater major at Syracuse University and former member of SU’s Young Research Fellow’s (YRF) Program, recently showcased excerpts from her musical adaptation of the novel A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki on Facebook Live. Her adaptation, which was watched by more than 1,000 viewers when it was…

Six Students Selected as Recipients and Five as Alternates for the Fall 2020 Application Cycle of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 15, 2020

Congratulations to the 6 Syracuse University students who received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for their upcoming study abroad programs in summer or fall 2021! In addition to the 6 recipients, 5 Syracuse students were named as alternates. The total amount received by the students is $28,000, with the average award size being nearly $4,700.

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Maxwell Alumna Mallie Prytherch G’19 Named as a 2021-22 Schwarzman Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 8, 2020

Mallie Prytherch G’19, an alumna of the master of public administration program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was named today as a Schwarzman Scholar. She is Syracuse University’s second Schwarzman Scholar; the first, Kyle Rosenblum ’20, was selected last year. Prytherch is one of 154 scholars selected from more than 3,600…

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CFSA Holds “I Clicked Submit” Event to Celebrate Fulbright Applicants

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 5, 2020

L-R: Brittnee Johnson, Danielle Llewellyn, and Jennifer Glass On Wednesday, October 28th, CFSA invited SU applicants for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to an event celebrating the submission of their applications. Applicants were invited to stop by the atrium on the 3rd floor of Bowne Hall to say hello, pick up a cookie (or two),…

Brie Flewelling ’21, Recipient of a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Shares Florence Study Abroad Experience

By Melissa Welshans | Oct 30, 2020

Brienna (Brie) Flewelling, a communications design major and museum studies minor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, attended Syracuse Abroad’s Florence program in Spring 2020 with financial support from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship— a scholarship that offers generous financial support to federal Pell Grant recipients studying abroad. Brie learned about the…

What We Do

CFSA helps Syracuse University undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni apply for national scholarships and fellowships. These external awards provide funding and recognition across a range of disciplines and interests.

Interest Meetings

One-on-One Advising

Writing Workshops

Interview Preparation

Prestigious Fellowships Intent to Apply Form

Let us know if you intend to apply for a prestigious award by completing this form by July 1st. 

Institutional Endorsement

We require all Syracuse University students who are seeking institutional endorsement for the Marshall Scholarship, Rhodes Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship, or Luce Scholars Program to register with CFSA by June 1 and to complete an “Intent to Apply” form by July 1, detailing their record on leadership, service, academic accomplishments, and their rationale for the application.

A campus committee will meet in July to review these forms and select the students who will be endorsed by the University.  Students seeking CFSA’s support and assistance with applications to the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, the Schwarzman Scholars Program, or the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program should also complete the form.  The “Intent to Apply” Form will open in late May and close on July 1st.











Upcoming Events

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

january 2021

11jan3:00 pm4:00 pmSOURCE Workshop: Writing an Abstract

28jan12:00 pm1:00 pmWiSE Women of Color in STEM: Writing a Personal Statement

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march 2021

18mar12:00 pm1:00 pmGraduate Fellowships and Scholarships Info Session

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