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Historic Number of Syracuse University Pat Tillman Foundation Scholars Announced

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 29, 2022

Since 2017, Syracuse University has had the privilege of partnering with the Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) as one of 16 university partners. Today, Anthony Ornelaz, a student in the Master of Fine Arts program through the college of arts and science is joined by three College of Law students, Natasha DeLeon, Amanda Higginson, and William…

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2017 Alum Farrell Brenner Selected as 2022 Bloomberg Fellow

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 13, 2022

Farrell Brenner ’17 was selected as a 2022 Bloomberg Fellow, a program of the Bloomberg Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Bloomberg Fellows, who are drawn from organizations working on one of five health challenges facing the nation (addiction and overdose, adolescent health, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system,…

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Christopher Beardsley Selected as a 2022 Boren Fellow

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 8, 2022

Christopher Beardsley, an M.P.A./M.A. (IR) student in the Maxwell School, has been named a 2022 Boren Fellow. Boren Awards fund students to study critical languages through immersive experiences abroad. Applicants must articulate a commitment to public service and national security. Beardsley will study through the Boren African Languages Flagship Initiative (AFLI). He will study Kiswahili at…

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Teng Zeng Named CFSA’s 2022 Mentor of the Year

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 6, 2022

Teng Zeng, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was selected as the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising’s Mentor of the Year for 2022. Each year CFSA solicits nominations for Mentor of the Year from students and alumni who have applied for national fellowships and scholarships during the previous year. This award recognizes Dr.…

Matt Cufari Named as a 2022-23 Astronaut Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | May 26, 2022

Matt Cufari, a senior physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), a computer science major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, a Coronat Scholar and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, has been named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). Founded by the Mercury…

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. 

You can read more about CFSA in this SU News story. 

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, and Mitchell Scholarship 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, the Luce 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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