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Hannah Cochingco Comia ‘G21 Receives American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship

By Melissa Welshans | May 5, 2021

Hannah Cochingco Comia ‘G21 will spend the next academic year in Finland conducting research on and performing the music of two Finnish composers, Jean Sibelius and Toivo Kuula, through the support of an American Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowship! The ASF offers fellowships of up to $23,000 to support individuals as they pursue research, study or…

Kyle Rosenblum ’20 and Mallie Prytherch ‘G19 Conduct Q&A on Schwarzman Scholars Program with Program Representative Christian Tanja

By Melissa Welshans | Apr 26, 2021

Kyle Rosenblum ’20 and Mallie Prytherch ‘G19 joined Christian Tanja, a representative from the Schwarzman Scholars program, to conduct a Q&A about the prestigious opportunity on Zoom recently for prospective applicants. Kyle is currently participating in the program, while Mallie was selected to begin the program in Fall 2021. To watch a recording of their…

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Madison Tyler ’23 Accepted to UNC’s Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)

By Melissa Welshans | Apr 23, 2021

Madison Tyler, a second-year English and textual studies and African American studies double major in the College of Arts and Sciences was recently accepted to the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill’s Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP), a competitive, paid summer fellowship designed to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds…

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Alternative Success: Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Application Process Helps Rosa Calosso ‘G20 Gain Admission to Ph.D. Program, Develop Writing Skills

By Melissa Welshans | Apr 14, 2021

Rosa Calosso ‘G20 applied for the prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, with the assistance of CFSA’s assistant director, Melissa Welshans, in December 2020. Having received her master’s in science from the Cultural Foundations of Education program at Syracuse University, Rosa was applying to Ford at the same time as she was applying to Ph.D. programs…

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Sophomore Ellen Jorgensen Named a 2021 NOAA-Hollings Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Apr 7, 2021

Jorgensen, a sophomore double major in earth sciences and environment, sustainability and policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, a Coronat Scholar and a member of Renée Crown University Honors Program, is a recipient of a 2021 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, which will help support her studies. Named…

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

september 2021

03sep12:00 pm1:00 pmNSF GRFP Information Session

03sep2:00 pm4:00 pmFulbright In-Person Writing Workshop

07sep1:00 pm3:00 pmFulbright In-Person Writing Workshop

23sep12:30 pm2:00 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop

29sep2:00 pm3:30 pmGilman Scholarship Writing Workshop (Virtual)

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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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