George Washington University Graduate Scholarships and Financial Aid

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George Washington University offers various scholarships for outstanding students in different schools and programs. Here are some notable scholarships in each school:

School of Business:

  • The David M. Rubenstein Graduate Fellowship: Provides full tuition, stipend, and health insurance.
  • GW Business School Dean's Scholarship: Covers full tuition and includes a stipend.
  • GW Business School Merit Scholarship: Offers a tuition discount.

Elliott School of International Affairs:

  • The Elliott School Dean's Scholarship: Covers full tuition, stipend, and health insurance.
  • The Elliott School Presidential Scholarship: Provides full tuition and includes a stipend.
  • The Elliott School Merit Scholarship: Offers a tuition discount.

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences:

  • The Columbian College Dean's Scholarship: Covers full tuition, stipend, and health insurance.
  • The Columbian College Presidential Scholarship: Provides full tuition and includes a stipend.
  • The Columbian College Merit Scholarship: Offers a tuition discount.

School of Engineering and Applied Science:

  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean's Scholarship: Covers full tuition, stipend, and health insurance.
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science Presidential Scholarship: Provides full tuition and includes a stipend.
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science Merit Scholarship: Offers a tuition discount.

School of Journalism and Public Affairs: 

The School of Journalism and Public Affairs offers Ph.D. programs in media and public information systems. Prestigious scholarships include the School of Media and Public Affairs Dean's Fellowship, which provides full funding for graduate studies in journalism and public affairs at GWU, and the School of Media and Public Affairs Diversity Scholarship, which provides funding for underrepresented minority groups. They do it.

Law School: 

The Law School offers Ph.D. formal provisions. Some well-known scholarships include the Law School Dean's Fellowship, which provides full funding for graduate law studies at GWU, and the Law School Public Interest Scholarship, which provides funding for graduate studies in law for dismissed students who are working in public welfare law upon graduation.

School of Nursing: 

The School of Nursing offers Ph.D. programs in nursing. Some well-known scholarships include the School of Nursing Dean's Fellowship, which provides full funding for graduate study in nursing at GWU, and the School of Nursing Diversity Scholarship, which provides scholarships for students from underrepresented minority groups who graduated in nursing.


$30,529 Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded
$32,301 Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded

Online MSHS in Biomedical Informatics - Scholarships offered

Graduate Students

Financial help may be available to students enrolled in the online MSHS in Biomedical Informatics programmes. Federal financial aid is ineligible for graduate certificate students.

Master of Science (MS) Exercise - Scholarship available

Need BasedMerit Based

George Washington University offers various scholarships and grants like merit-based scholarships, need-based grants coverdell fellowships, and many more. The university will also provide a tuition scholarship of $10,000 to students who are accepted and enrolled in the upcoming cohort. Apart from this, students can also apply for FAFSA.

Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling- Scholarships

AwardMerit BasedPart-timeFull-time

There are many scholarships available for students. Merit-based scholarships are offered. Applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis. To be eligible, awardees must be registered for the minimum required number of on-campus credit hours per semester as outlined in the scholarship award letter they receive. Part-time study is considered at least 4.5 credits. Full-time study is considered at least 9 credits.

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