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Two Syracuse University Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships, One named an Alternate, for Summer 2020

By Melissa Welshans | Mar 23, 2020

Holly Ratcliffe, a master’s student studying public administration and international relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and Alexandra (Allie) Berger, a Ph.D. student in Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences, were both awarded Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2020. Alizée McLorg, a senior studying public health, neuroscience, and mathematics…

Applications Now Being Accepted for Young Research Fellows Program

By Melissa Welshans | Mar 17, 2020

The CFSA-SOURCE Young Research Fellows Program supports student discovery, innovation, and success. The program is committed to diversity and inclusion, enhancing the climate of research, and fostering creativity and scholarship for all our undergraduates. Young Research Fellows, guided by a Faculty Mentor, engage in two years of group mentoring in early research and creative inquiry development and…

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CFSA Hosts Reception for First- and Second-Year Students at Chancellor’s Residence

By Melissa Welshans | Feb 18, 2020

Roughly 80 first- and second-year students joined Dr. Ruth Chen, Chancellor Syverud, and the staff of the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising for a reception at the Chancellor’s residence on January 27, 2020. Students first listened to a presentation on fellowship and scholarship opportunities by Jolynn Parker, CFSA’s director, followed by a question and…

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CFSA Director Participates in Panel at Student Veterans of America National Convention

By Melissa Welshans | Jan 7, 2020

CFSA’s Director, Jolynn Parker, participated in a panel presentation titled “New Recruits: Encouraging Student Veterans to Apply for Nationally Competitive Scholarships” at the annual Student Veterans of American National Convention on Sunday, January 5, 2020. She presented alongside Ron Novack, Executive Director at the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs (OVMA), and Katherine Quartaro, a…

2020 Gilman Scholarship Recipients

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 18, 2019

Congratulations to the 12 Syracuse University students who received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for their upcoming study abroad programs in spring, summer, or fall 2020! In addition to the 12 recipients, two students were named as alternates. The total amount won by the students is $57,000, with the average award size being $4,750. Gilman…

What We Do

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

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 1.











Upcoming Events

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

march 2020

02mar1:00 pm4:00 pmGilman Scholarship Walk-In Hours

06mar1:00 pm2:00 pmGraduate Student Fellowships and Scholarships Information Session

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april 2020

24apr12:00 pm1:30 pmFulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

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