Presidential Academic Scholarships
All first-year applicants are considered automatically for these tuition scholarships. Presidential Academic Scholarships are awarded to the most competitive applicants in the pool.
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 D.C. 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 merit scholarships, up to a maximum of half of tuition costs, 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. The Scottish Rite Scholarship application is available from October 1 through February 1 each year.