Fellowships & Scholarships

At the graduate level, fellowships and scholarships are interchangeable terms for merit-based awards, for which no service is required. The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) can provide general information and assistance on graduate support opportunities.

GW University Fellowships

Graduate students may apply for a variety of internal awards that involve a stipend and/or tuition award based on academic achievement.

External GW Fellowships

External fellowships are awards are funded by foundations and organizations outside of GW. Most of these programs carry fall deadlines and provide funds for the next academic year.

Study Abroad Fellowships

Graduate study abroad programs promote cultural understanding though language study, work-study, academic study, research or internships.

Awards by Academic Department

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences grants full or partial tuition merit awards at the time of admission.

Elliott School of International Affairs
The Elliott School of International Affairs grants full and partial merit awards.

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The Graduate School of Education and Human Development grants full or partial tuition merit awards at the time of admission.

The GW School of Business
The GW School of Business grants full or partial tuition merit awards at the time of admission.

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences grants full or partial tuition merit awards at the time of admission.

Milken Institute School of Public Health
The Milken Institute School of Public Health grants partial merit awards.

School of Medicine and Health Sciences
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences grants partial merit awards.

The George Washington University Law School
The George Washington University Law School grants partial merit awards.