Funding Your Education

SEAS Fellowships

In addition to the School-specific fellowships below, there are a number of other funding opportunities to explore here. International students, see the note below.

SEAS Fellowships

  • Computer Security and Information Assurance Fellowship - For graduate student in Computer and Network Security, with a concentration in an information assurance function
  • Engineering Alumni Association (EEA) Scholarship - for graduate students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Ibrahim Aborsey Ashie Engineering Scholarship Fund - provides scholarships to students enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Graduate Engineering Honors Fellowship Program- must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; provides a half tuition award.
  • Transportation Safety Engineering and Environmental Engineering - GW targeted fellowships
  • Norris and Betty Hekimian Graduate Award - supports research in any aspect of engineering at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Hyundai Scholarship Fund - for master's and doctoral students who are citizens of South Korea, or U.S. citizens with a demonstrated interest in Korea and are in computer science, engineering management, mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Civil Engineering.
  • Douglas L. Jones Endowed Mechanical Engineering Graduate Fellowship - established in 2002 by Douglas L. Jones, BS 1963, MS 1965, D.Sc 1970, to provide fellowships to students majoring in mechanical engineering
  • W. Stanley Machen Graduate Fellowship Fund - fellowship award to either full- or part-time graduate students majoring in civil engineering field U.S.
  • NCAC fellowships- National Crash Analysis Center
  • Raymond L. Pickholtz Graduate Scholarships - supports a graduate student in communications engineering
  • S. Remey Pottinger Memorial Scholarships Fund - provides scholarships for graduate students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Virginia Campus Cooperative Research and Education Fellowships - for students enrolled at the Virginia campus; provides a full-tuition award and stipend
  • Lewis P. Wagman Engineering Endowment - provides scholarships for graduate students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Notes for International Students

Many GW merit-based financial assistance opportunities are open to international students. Many such students receive funding from GW, and many from their home countries or the companies for which they work. Other resources are:

International students applying for teaching assistantships must demonstrate sufficient English language skills. Numerous restrictions apply to international students seeking on- or off-campus employment. For more information, contact:

International Services Office
2029 K St., NW 2nd Floor
The George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052
Phone (202) 296-5254
Fax (202) 296-5188