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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…

Bethany Murphy, ’20, Marshall Scholar

By Jolynn Parker | Dec 11, 2019

Bethany Murphy, a senior environmental engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a 2020 Marshall Scholar. Founded in 1953, the Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree at an institution in the United Kingdom in any field of study. Murphy was one…

Kyle Rosenblum Is Named University’s First Schwarzman Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 4, 2019

Kyle Rosenblum, a senior policy studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar. He is Syracuse University’s first Schwarzman Scholar. Way to go, Kyle! You can read the full…

Remembrance Scholarship Information Session Friday, December 6, 3:30-5pm in Bird 550

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 3, 2019

CFSA will be hosting an information session about the Remembrance Scholarship on Friday, December 6 from 3:30-5pm in Bird 550. All students interested in applying for the scholarship are encouraged to attend! Current Remembrance Scholars and CFSA staff will be on hand to answer questions about the application and interview process, as well as about…

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What We Do

Interest Meetings

One-on-One Advising

Writing Workshops

Interview Preparation

A note on 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

january 2020

18janAll DayTestingGather w/ other smart cookies

24jan1:30 pm3:00 pmFulbright UK Summer Institutes Information Session

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february 2020

07feb12:00 pm1:00 pmGilman Scholarship Interest Session

20feb12:30 pm2:00 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop

26feb3:00 pm4:30 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop

27feb1:00 pm4:00 pmGilman Scholarship Walk-in Hours

28feb12:30 pm2:00 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop

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march 2020

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

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