Awards and scholarships for Falk College students

A wide range of opportunities and awards are available to students in the Falk College, providing you with the means to enhance your personal, academic, and career growth. Some of these include Dean’s List, Peer Advisor Award, University Scholar, and Remembrance Scholar. Many scholarships and awards are also available for students. Opportunities include:

Dean’s List

Students at the College are named to Dean’s list when they have achieved a minimum of a 3.4 semester grade point average and have earned at least 12 credit hours of course work. Students receive a certificate of achievement from Dean Murphy and often cite this honor on their resume, portfolio or when applying for employment.

View the current Dean’s List

Falk College Graduate Program Scholarships

Alumni admitted to Falk College master’s program for 2020: All Syracuse University alumni are eligible for a scholarship equivalent to 25% of tuition for one of Falk College’s master’s degrees listed below. In addition, GRE tests and application fees waived.

Admitted students to the MSW Advanced Standing program for 2020: All applicants admitted to the Advanced Standing program for 2020 are eligible for the 25% tuition discount scholarship. No application fees or GREs are required.

The scholarship is for residential programs, only.

Eligible matriculated students include:

  • All Syracuse University alumni applying to master’s degree programs in Falk College (see list below), including members of the Class of 2020;
  • Any Advanced Standing MSW-enrolled student from any accredited BSW/BSSW program throughout the nation, and;
  • Current Falk master’s program students who are Syracuse University alumni; children of current full-time Syracuse University employees are also eligible.

Falk graduate programs include:

  • Exercise Science, M.S.
  • Food Studies, M.S.
  • Human Development & Family Science, M.A., M.S.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A.
  • Nutrition Science, M.A., M.S.
  • Public Health, M.P.H., M.S.P.H.
  • Social Work, Advanced Standing Program, M.S.W.
  • Social Work, M.S.W.
  • Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Degree, M.A./M.S.W.
  • Sport Venue & Event Management, M.S.

Interested students should contact Falk Admissions, submit their application, and must formally matriculate. The scholarship does not apply to online graduate programs such as the Marriage and Family Therapy, MA – Online. For more information, please contact the Falk College Office of Admissions at 315.443.5555 or email Award is subject to change.

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University Scholars

A group of 8 to 12 academically outstanding graduating seniors are designated each year as Syracuse University Scholars. Students are selected by a University-wide faculty committee from candidates nominated by the schools and colleges in the following process. Each school and college nominates academically outstanding students according to criteria developed within that college or school. Each school or college may nominate a minimum of two and as many as one student per every 100 students in this graduating class. Nominees submit a portfolio of appropriate supporting documents. Information on the selection process, including nominating forms, guidelines for student portfolios, and criteria for evaluation of co-curricular activities, is available in the college deans’ office.

For more information contact:
Eileen Lantier, Senior Associate Dean
440 White Hall,, 315-443-9824

view a complete list of past Syracuse University Scholars

Remembrance Scholars

The Remembrance Scholarship, one of the highest awards a Syracuse University student can receive, is given to seniors chosen for distinguished scholarship, citizenship, and service to the community.

In recognizing the achievements of the 35 Scholars, we pay tribute to the Syracuse University students and all those lost in the terrorist attack on Pan Am Flight 103 on December 21, 1988, over Lockerbie, Scotland.

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The Haudenosaunee Promise Scholarship Program

Syracuse University is pleased to announce The Haudenosaunee Promise Scholarship Program. The Promise seeks to make the rich educational experiences of the University available to admitted, qualified, first-year and transfer American Indian students. The Promise expresses Syracuse University’s gratitude and appreciation for the historical, political, and cultural legacies of the Haudenosaunee and honors the continually growing relationship between us. Qualified students receive financial assistance equal to the cost of tuition, housing and meals (on-campus), and mandatory fees for each year of full-time undergraduate study.

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