CCAS Graduate Funding Initiatives

Please review the two initiatives from CCAS to provide funding to students wishing to pursue graduate studies here at GWU.

Minority-Serving Institution Partner Award

Offering substantial financial incentives to ​graduates of selected partner institutions who have applied to one of our master's degree or graduate certificate programs.  The incentives include a waiver of the $75 application fee and a 40% tuition award for qualified admitted students.  ​Applicants are eligible for this award on a rolling basis.​  The participating institutions are listed below.

Bowie State University
Dillard University
California State University, Dominquez Hills
Hampton University
Howard University
Jackson State University
Morgan State University
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
North Carolina Central University
Spelman College
Tuskegee University
University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras
Xavier University of Louisiana

For complete qualifications, click here.

Strategic International Graduate Funding Initiative

With the support of the Office of the Provost, CCAS are also announcing new scholarship aid for international graduate students from the following select group of countries:


Qualifying students from these seven countries will receive ​a tuition award ​up to ​$​20,000 per academic year.  The deadline to apply and to qualify for this assistance is March 1, 2016.

For complete qualifications, click here.