Update to Advising Appointments for Fall 20

While one of our advisors is present in our office each day during University business hours, we are conducting most advising appointments virtually for the Fall 2020 semester. To schedule an appointment with a CFSA advisor, please email cfsa@syr.edu or call 315-443-2759

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Laurel White Presents at 2020 Astronaut Scholars Technical Conference

By Melissa Welshans | Aug 27, 2020

Laurel White,  a senior physics major and mathematics minor in the College of Arts and Sciences and 2019 and 2020 recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship, recently participated in a virtual presentation of her research with her fellow recipients at the 2020 Virtual Astronaut Technical Conference, presented by the Michael Collins Family Professional Development Program. The…

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SU Alum Dylan Bryant ’20 Accepted to Language and Cultural Assistants in Spain Program

By Melissa Welshans | Jul 17, 2020

Dylan Bryant, who graduated in May 2020 as a Spanish and English & Textual Studies double major from the College of Arts and Sciences with an education studies minor from the School of Education, was accepted into Spain’s North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain program. The program, which is administered by the Spanish…

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Laura Buys Selected as 2020 Tillman Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 17, 2020

Laura Buys, a student in the Master of Social Work program at Syracuse University’s Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics and a veteran of the Air Force, was selected as Syracuse University’s 2020 Pat Tillman Scholar. To read more about Laura and the Pat Tillman Scholars program, follow this link: https://veterans.syr.edu/news/laura-buys/

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Ariel Chu Named a 2020 Luce Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Jun 4, 2020

This summer, Ariel Chu (MFA ’20) will travel to Taiwan, where she will live for a year as a 2020 Luce Scholar and pursue fiction writing and literary study. Chu is the second Luce Scholar in Syracuse University’s history. The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program launched by the Henry Luce Foundation…

Q and A with Emily Malina ’16, 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Alum

By Melissa Welshans | May 22, 2020

Emily Malina, a 2016 graduate of the international relations program in The College of Arts and Sciences – Maxwell School and public relations program in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, received a 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Creative Arts grant to Bolivia and Peru to pursue a film-making project. Emily’s project was to…

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

november 2020

12nov4:00 pm5:00 pmBoren Awards Virtual Information Session

20nov12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual EventSummer STEM Opportunities Information Session

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december 2020

02dec12:00 pm1:00 pmRemembrance Scholarship Virtual Information Session

08dec2:00 pm3:00 pmRemembrance Scholarship Virtual Information Session

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