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By Melissa Welshans | Dec 14, 2021

Ifeyinwa Ojukwu, a biology and psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences with a minor in public health in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, has been named a 2022 Marshall Scholar. Founded in 1953, the Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree at…

Rachelly Buzzi Named as a 2022 Pickering Fellow

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 8, 2021

Rachelly Buzzi ’22, an international relations major in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow. She is one of only 45 recipients chosen from hundreds of applicants from around the nation. Funded by the U.S.…

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Two Syracuse University Seniors Named as Finalists for Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 9, 2021

Syracuse University seniors Gretchen Coleman and Ifeyinwa Ojukwu have been named finalists for the Marshall Scholarship, one of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarships. The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 50 scholars are selected each year to study…

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Nationally Competitive Scholarship Recipients Engage in Virtual Experiences

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 3, 2021

The COVID pandemic has led to the cancellation or delay of many nationally competitive scholarship experiences since the spring of 2020. Fortunately, many Syracuse University national scholarship recipients had opportunities to engage in their scholarship experiences virtually this past summer. Follow the link below to read more about the summer virtual experiences Rachelly Buzzi, Claire…

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Alizée McLorg ’20 Receives Rotary Global Scholar Grant

By Melissa Welshans | Sep 20, 2021

Alizée Mclorg ’20 Receives Rotary Global Scholar Grant As an undergraduate, Alizée developed a passion for global health while participating in a study abroad in Nairobi, Kenya, where she took classes on public health, interned for a community-based organization, and learned Swahili.  She returned to Kenya in summer 2019 to conduct public health research at…

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.











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