Your GW

An Overnight Program Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion

Your GW Staff

About

Every year, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions welcomes prospective high school seniors who are committed to succeeding in a diverse and inclusive environment to participate in Your GW - An Overnight Program Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion. This program allows students to see firsthand how we put knowledge into action at GW while learning about the diversity and cultural opportunities within our community.

Your GW Overview

  • Experience college life in a residence hall with a current GW student.
  • Participate in a mock admissions committee
  • Attend an undergraduate class with a GW faculty member.
  • Connect staff from the Multicultural Student Services Center to learn about the programs and services they provide to the GW community.
  • Develop connections with current GW students.

Dates

Thank you to our attendees who joined us September 28-29 and November 9-10. Check back for upcoming events in 2018. 

Past Your GW 2017 dates. Each event takes place Thursday evening through Friday evening.

September 28-29

Application Deadline: Closed

November 9-10

Application Deadline: Closed

*Accepted students are expected to participate in the full program. Students will be matched with a student host from the Dean’s Council for Multicultural Recruitment.

Apply

The Your GW application is now closed for 2017. To apply for the program in the future, students must complete the following:

1. Submit the Your GW application

2. Respond and submit in 300 words or less to one of the following questions in the application:

  • How has your high school experience influenced your desire to attend a diversity fly-in program such as Your GW?
  • Should college admissions' offices think about diversity when recruiting a class each year? If so, why? If not, why not?

3. Send a high school transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable) to [email protected]

The admissions team will review all submitted applications and notify students after the application is complete, on a rolling basis.

Travel Assistance

GW will offer a limited number of travel grants to and from D.C. for the Your GW event for well-qualified students. In addition to completing the items above, students must also send a letter of recommendation from a high school guidance counselor or teacher to [email protected] to be considered for travel assistance. The letter should include information on your extracurricular activities and your financial need.

Successful grant recipients will receive up to $500 toward the cost of travel to and from Washington, D.C.

Contact

For any questions, please contact Karime Naime at [email protected].