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 Merit and National Achievement finalists who apply to GW and select GW as their first choice college with the National Merit Corporation are eligible to receive the merit scholarship.
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.