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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…

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Four Syracuse Students/Alumni Named as 2021 Fulbright Recipients

By Melissa Welshans | Jul 21, 2021

Four Syracuse University students/alumni have been named as 2021 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Five students were also chosen as alternates. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries. The 2021 recipients are: Jenna Burgess, a 2021 graduate…

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Syracuse Students Adapt Skillfully to Virtual ACC Meeting of the Minds

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 28, 2021

It’s not easy to condense a year’s worth of research into five to eight minutes, but five Syracuse University students with a variety of meaningful research projects were able to do just that and make the University proud with their presentations at the annual ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference in April. The Meeting of…

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Four Maxwell Students Named as 2021-2022 Boren Fellows

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 21, 2021

Four students in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs have been named as recipients of the 2021 Boren Fellowship. The fellowship, sponsored by the National Security Education Program, funds immersive foreign language study abroad experiences for graduate students who plan to work in the federal national security arena. Through their experiences, the fellows…

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Alexander Metcalf Named 2021-2022 Astronaut Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 21, 2021

Alexander Metcalf, a senior aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, has been named 2021-22 Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). Founded by the Mercury 7 astronauts, the foundation awards scholarships to students in their junior or senior year…

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

october 2021

01oct12:00 pm1:30 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop

04oct11:00 am12:30 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop (Virtual)

08oct1:00 pm2:00 pmVirtual Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Information Session

15oct1:00 pm2:00 pmPPIA Junior Summer Institutes Information Session (Virtual)

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november 2021

05nov1:00 pm2:00 pmVirtual Summer STEM Research Opportunities for Undergrads

09nov4:00 pm5:00 pmBoren Awards Virtual Information Session

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