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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Q and A with 2020 Udall Scholar Anna Feldman

By Melissa Welshans | May 20, 2020

SU News published a Q and A with Anna Feldman, SU’s 2020 Udall Scholar, about her research interests, experiences, and future plans! You can read the full article here: https://news.syr.edu/blog/2020/05/19/qa-with-2020-udall-scholar-anna-feldman/

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CFSA Hosts Virtual End-of-Year Celebration, Names Rick Cieri 2019-2020 CFSA Mentor of the Year

By Melissa Welshans | May 19, 2020

Every year, CFSA hosts a reception to recognize the many students who sought CFSA’s support throughout the year and honor the faculty and staff mentors that encouraged them in their efforts. In lieu of an in-person event this year, CFSA invited students, mentors, and campus supporters to contribute to a virtual “CFSA Scholars and Mentors…

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Syracuse University announces the 2020-2021 Remembrance Scholars

By Melissa Welshans | May 12, 2020

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2020-21 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships, now in their 31st year, were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Those students,…

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Anna Feldman named 2020 Udall Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | May 12, 2020

Anna Feldman, a rising senior in the environmental engineering program in the College of Engineering, was named a 2020 Udall Scholar! The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. To read Anna’s profile and more about…

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CFSA Holds Two Virtual Information Sessions about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

By Melissa Welshans | May 6, 2020

On April 24th and May 1st, CFSA held virtual information sessions about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program via Zoom. Roughly 120 Syracuse students and alumni attended the two sessions, where Jolynn Parker, CFSA’s director, presented a Power Point on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and SU’s internal application process. Hasmik Djoulakian ‘18, a 2018-2019 Fulbright…

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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