Presidential Academic Scholarships
All freshman applicants are considered automatically for these tuition scholarships. Presidential Academic Scholarships are awarded to the most competitive applicants in the pool.
National Hispanic Scholars who apply to GW must be designated by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar in the National Hispanic Recognition Program to be eligible to receive a merit scholarship.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers a generous program of scholarships through the Presidential Academic Scholarship Program and all applicants are considered for these awards. You are required to enroll in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to receive the award.
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg (SJT) Scholarship
Outstanding graduates of District of Columbia high schools who have been nominated by their school counselors are considered for SJT Scholarships. These awards cover full tuition and fees (beyond the DC Tag Program allowance), room and board and include a book allowance. Candidates must be residents of the District of Columbia, attend a regionally accredited D.C. high school and have applied for financial assistance.
Scottish Rite Scholarship
A limited number of half-tuition scholarships, established through a gift of the Scottish Rite Foundation are awarded annually to full-time undergraduates at GW. To be eligible, a father, grandfather, brother, uncle or student must be affiliated with the Scottish Rite Foundation. Students must also have strong academic credentials as submitted with the application of admission and full-time attendance at GW. Apply to the Scholarship by February 1.