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Applications to Join the Young Research Fellows program are Open Now Until March 31st

By Melissa Welshans | Mar 7, 2022

If you are are a first-year student at SU who has a at least a 3.75 GPA and wants to pursue your own independent research or creative project, consider applying to the Young Research Fellows Program! ?This program is run jointly by SU’s Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (CFSA) and the Office of Undergraduate…

A Fulbright Journey to France: Santita Ebangwese ’19 G’20 Shares her Fulbright Experience

By Melissa Welshans | Feb 1, 2022

Santita Ebangwese, a graduate of SU’s 4+1 bachelor’s-to-master’s degree program in biomedical engineering, was selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program to attend the University of Paris-Saclay for a master’s in Life Sciences and Health during the 2020-2021 academic year. You can read about her experience studying in France while also continuing to pursue…

Ifeyinwa Ojukwu Named a 2022 Marshall Scholar

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 14, 2021

Ifeyinwa Ojukwu, a biology and psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences with a minor in public health in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, has been named a 2022 Marshall Scholar. Founded in 1953, the Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree at…

Rachelly Buzzi Named as a 2022 Pickering Fellow

By Melissa Welshans | Dec 8, 2021

Rachelly Buzzi ’22, an international relations major in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow. She is one of only 45 recipients chosen from hundreds of applicants from around the nation. Funded by the U.S.…

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Two Syracuse University Seniors Named as Finalists for Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

By Melissa Welshans | Nov 9, 2021

Syracuse University seniors Gretchen Coleman and Ifeyinwa Ojukwu have been named finalists for the Marshall Scholarship, one of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarships. The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 50 scholars are selected each year to study…

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.











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