CFSA: Cultivating Exceptional Potential

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First Friday Focus was a great success!

By Blythe Scherrer | Sep 17, 2012

We had delicious pizza and a fantastic presentation by Mary Fedorko from SU Abroad.  We were all surprised and delighted to hear that the Gilman has almost a 40% acceptance rate.  Many students are interested in applying for the Gilman and/or Freeman-Asia scholarships so we are going to organize a writing workshop to help with…

Welcome to the new CFSA site!

By Blythe Scherrer | Jun 25, 2012

We are thrilled for you to explore our new website; please visit frequently for information and updates.  We’ll have specific information for particular award competitions as well as more general advice on writing and preparing applications. Students and alums, please contact us here. Faculty, please contact us here.

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. 

You can read more about CFSA in this SU News story. 

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, and Mitchell Scholarship 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, the Luce 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 2022

14oct2:00 pm3:00 pmCritical Language Scholarship Information Session

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