Partnerships


The George Washington University is proud to partner with the following organizations to help fund our students’ educations. Please see individual awards for instructions on eligibility and application requirements.



Domestic Global MBA Partnerships


Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship

Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship


The Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship was created as a joint effort between top business school programs and Reaching Out to demonstrate that business schools are the top destination to develop the Out LGBT and active ally business leaders of tomorrow.

The LGBT MBA Fellowship recipients each receive a minimum of $10,000 per academic year, and access to exclusive mentorship and leadership development programming through Reaching Out.


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You are pursuing the full-time Global MBA Program

All Global MBA applicants are eligible for the Fellowship, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 


Additional Benefits

  • Admission-free access to Reaching Out MBA Inc. events, including the annual LGBTQA MBA Conference.
  • All Fellows will receive priority consideration for competitive programming, including: LGBTQA Treks, the Community Outreach Initiative, and special topic summits.
  • Corporate sponsors will be notified of incoming Fellows and an exclusive resume book featuring the Fellows will be distributed to all corporate sponsors.
  • Reaching Out will also work with alumni and corporate sponsors to establish a LGBTQA mentorship program for the Fellows. 

How to Apply

  • While applying to your degree program, use the 3rd (optional) essay to indicate that you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • The George Washington University School of Business reserves the sole right to determine admission criteria for its programs and will be responsible for determining the eligibility of each candidate beyond the minimum criteria for evaluating candidates and awarding the scholarship.
  • Those receiving the award will have a strong applicant profile.
  • Please refer to the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship for more information.


Americorps Segal Education Award Partnership

Americorps Segal Education Award Partnership


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:


Benefits

  • The GW School of Business will match AmeriCorps’s Education awards.
  • The application fee is waived for award recipients.

†A matching award represents the minimum award; applicants will be considered for additional merit aid based on the academic strength of their application.


How to Apply

  • On your application, use the “Other Information” tab to upload an official document from Americorps that confirms the education award amount you will be receiving. Please note, all admission and scholarship decisions are made by the GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
  • To receive the application fee waiver, proceed with the application process until you are asked to pay the fee. Then, select “Pay by Check”, however you should not send us a check. We will process your application and verify the waiver.

Please visit Americorps for additional information.



City Year National Service Scholars Program

City Year National Service Scholars Program


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be a City Year corps member, a City Year alumnus who has completed one year of service or a City Year staff member employed for at least two years.
  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA.

Benefits

  • Each year up to three (3) recipients will receive a $25,000 tuition scholarship toward the cost of the Global MBA program. The scholarship is not renewable for the second year, but will be dispersed over the duration of the program at a set rate, as stated in the scholarship award letter.
  • Scholarships described above represent the minimum award; applicants will be considered for additional merit aid based on the academic strength of the application.
  • A one-year deferral is available for students who are admitted to the Global MBA program but decide to serve with City Year before starting their Global MBA.
  • The application fee is waived for award recipients.

How to Apply

  • Please upload to the “Other Information” tab on your application an official document from City Year that confirms your eligibility. All admission and scholarship decisions are made by the GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
    • To receive the application fee waiver, proceed with the application process until you are asked to pay the fee. Then, select “Pay by Check” and complete the application. You do not need to send us a check. We will process your application and verify the waiver.
  •  For more information, visit the City Year National Service Scholars Program.


Education Pioneers Scholarship

Education Pioneers Scholarship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be an Education Pioneers Analyst, Analyst Alumnus who has completed the 10-month program, or staff member employed for at least two years.
  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA.

Benefits

  • Up to three (3) recipients each year will receive a $25,000 tuition scholarship toward the Global MBA programs cost. This scholarship dollar amount is not renewable for the second year, but will be dispersed throughout the duration of the program at a set rate to be determined in the scholarship award letter.
  • Scholarships described above represent the minimum award; applicants will be considered for additional merit aid based on the academic strength of the application.
  • One-year deferral is available for students who are admitted to the program and decide to serve with Education Pioneers’ 10-month Analyst Program before starting their Global MBA.
  • Application fee waiver

How to Apply

  • Please upload to the “Other Information” tab on your application an official document from Education Pioneers that confirms your eligibility. All admission and scholarship decisions are made by the GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
  • Please contact Tricia Williamson, Associate Director, Recruiting & Admissions at Education Pioneers with any questions on Tricia.williamson@educationpioneers.org


Forte Foundation Fellowship

Forte Foundation Fellowship


Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women. As a core business school, we offer scholarships to top female applicants to our MBA programs.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA or part-time Professional MBA (Cohort, Self-paced, Online, or Hybrid options)
  • Be a Pre-MBA female applicant (Domestic or International).
  • You are encouraged to become a Forte Foundation member. Join for Free

Benefits

  • Participation in the Forté MBA Women Leadership Conference and the Financial Services FAST Track Conference, including networking opportunities with lead executives and with MBA students from sponsor schools, along with panel discussions and workshops that foster professional and personal development;
  • Inclusion in the Forté Fellow resume book, which is distributed each fall to Forté sponsor companies;
  • Inclusion in the Forté Fellow email lists, through which you can stay connected with Forté Fellows at member schools;
  • Special access to the Fellow section of the Forté website and the Fellow LinkedIn group;
  • Free lifetime Premium Access Pass to Forté ($50 value annually);
  • Mentoring and special opportunities to connect with other Fellows and Forté representatives at your school;
  • Leadership development opportunities via your role in planning your school’s Forté outreach program to undergraduate women; and
  • A lifelong connection with the Forté Foundation community.

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in the optional third essay that you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • The University reserves the right to solely determine admission criteria for its programs. The University will be responsible for determining the eligibility of each candidate beyond the minimum criteria for evaluating candidates and awarding the scholarship. Those receiving the award will have a strong applicant profile.


National Black MBA Association - DC Chapter Scholarship

National Black MBA Association – DC Chapter Scholarship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA.
  • You must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident.
  • Preference may be given, but is not limited to, students of diverse heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the diverse National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) community.
  • You are encouraged to be involved in the DC Chapter of NBMBAA.

Benefits 

  • The amount of the award will cover partial to full tuition as determined by the Graduate Admissions committee. The awards are merit based and range up to full tuition.

How to Apply

  • Please refer to the NBMBAA website for instructions to complete the scholarship application. If the scholarship application is not open at the time you submit your MBA application, please indicate in the third optional essay that you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • The University reserves the right to solely determine admission criteria for its programs. The University will be solely responsible for determining the eligibility of each candidate beyond the minimum criteria for evaluating candidates and awarding the scholarship. Those receiving the award will have a strong applicant profile.
  • If you have already submitted your Global MBA application, you may still submit the scholarship application and your award will be considered on a rolling basis.


National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship

National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA.
  • You must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident.
  • Preference may be given, but is not limited to, students of Hispanic heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community.
  • You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Benefits

  • The amount of the award will cover partial to full tuition as determined by GWSB Graduate Admissions. The awards are merit-based and given in various amounts.

How to Apply

  • Please refer to the NSHMBA website for more information about the scholarship. Please indicate in the third optional essay that you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • If you have already submitted your Global MBA application, you may still submit the scholarship application and your award will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • The University reserves the right to solely determine admission criteria for its programs. The University will be responsible for determining the eligibility of each candidate beyond the minimum criteria for evaluating candidates and awarding the scholarship. Those receiving the award will have a strong applicant profile.


Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who has satisfactorily completed two years of his or her Peace Corps service by the Peace Corp guidelines of service. Volunteers may choose to participate immediately following their Peace Corps service, or any time thereafter.
  • You must be applying to the Global MBA program.

Benefits

  • The GWSB will provide a total of $30,000 in tuition over two years for three (3) Coverdell Fellow admitted candidates. This is the minimum that a candidate will receive. He or she will be considered for additional merit aid based upon their qualifications.
  • Coverdell Fellows will receive an application fee waiver.
  • Coverdell Fellows will work with the F. David Fowler Career Center to strategically search for and identify internship organizations to fulfill the requirement to intern with an underserved American community. In addition to internships, fellows can fulfill this requirement with involvement in co-curricular opportunities or volunteer experiences.

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in the third optional essay that you would like to be considered for the Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program.
  • Please upload to the “Other Information” tab on your application a signed copy of your Description of Service (DOS) from the PeaceCorps that confirms your eligibility. All admission and scholarship decisions are made by the GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
  • In order to receive the application fee waiver, please select “Pay by Check” when you get to the section of the application that requires you to pay the application fee, but do not send us a check. We will then verify your application fee waiver using the documentation you provided.

If you have questions about the GW Coverdell Fellows Program, please visit the Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows website.



Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship

Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship


The Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship was created as a joint effort between top business school programs and Reaching Out to demonstrate that business schools are the top destination to develop the Out LGBT and active ally business leaders of tomorrow.

The LGBT MBA Fellowship recipients each receive a minimum of $10,000 scholarship per academic year, and also receive access to exclusive mentorship and leadership development programming through Reaching Out.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA Program
  • All Global MBA applicants are eligible for the Fellowship, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

Benefits

  • Admission-free access to Reaching Out MBA Inc. events, including the annual LGBTQA MBA Conference.
  • All Fellows will receive priority consideration for competitive programming including: LGBTQA Treks, the Community Outreach Initiative, and special topics summits.
  • Corporate sponsors will be notified of the incoming Fellows upon acceptance and will distribute an exclusive resume book of the Fellows to all corporate sponsors. Reaching Out will work with alumni and corporate sponsors to establish a LGBTQA mentorship program for the Fellows. 

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in the optional third essay that you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • The George Washington University School of Business reserves the right to solely determine admission criteria for its programs and will be responsible for determining the eligibility of each candidate beyond the minimum criteria for evaluating candidates and awarding the scholarship. Those receiving the award will have a strong applicant profile.
  • Please refer to the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship for more information about the scholarship.


Teach for America Fellowship

Teach for America Fellowship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be pursuing the full-time Global MBA
  • You must be a Teach for America (TFA) corps member or alumnus. 

Benefits

  • The amount of the award will cover partial to full tuition as determined by GWSB Graduate Admissions. Fellowships are merit-based and awarded in various amounts.
  • Application fee waiver.
  • Two-Year Deferrals- College seniors who are interested in participating in both the GW MBA and TFA programs should apply separately to both. If admitted to both, you would receive a two-year deferment to participate in Teach for America before starting your Global MBA.

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in the third optional essay that you are applying for the Teach for America Fellowship.
  • Please upload to the “Other Information” tab on your application an official document from TFA that confirms your eligibility. This documentation should be on official letterhead and signed by your previous TFA sponsor or a current TFA alumni coordinator.
  • All admission and scholarship decisions are made by the GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
  • If you have questions about the TFA Fellowship program, please visit the Teach for America website.



International Global MBA Partnerships


COLFUTURO GW Loan-Scholarship Program

COLFUTURO GW Loan-Scholarship Program


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Benefits

  • GW will provide a scholarship for up to five (5) Colombian candidates per year selected to pursue the Global MBA Program. The scholarship will be valued at $40,000 total for the 21-month program. This is the minimum amount of scholarship that a student will receive. Students will also be considered for additional merit scholarships based on a holistic application review.
  • COLFUTURO will provide the remainder of the tuition fees, living allowance and other related costs up to $25,000 USD annually for a maximum financing of two years, or $50,000 USD.
  • Students are responsible for obtaining financial resources to cover other costs not included in this Loan-Scholarship agreement related to their program of study.
  • This loan turns into a partial scholarship when the student returns to Colombia and resides in the country for a pre-established period. An additional scholarship is given to beneficiaries who work full-time in Colombia for the government or an academic or research institution for a minimum period of one year.

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in your third optional essay that you would like to be considered for the scholarship.
  • The candidate will first apply to the GW Global MBA and will be considered for admission. If the candidate is admitted, he or she will be referred to COLFUTURO to apply for the Loan-Scholarship Program.
  • If accepted by COLFUTURO, GW will consider candidates for the COLFUTURO scholarship.
  • All admission and scholarship decisions are made by GW and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for the scholarship.

For more information, visit the COLFUTURO website. You may also direct specific questions to Diana Patino at diana.patino@colfuturo.org.



FIDERH/Banco de Mexico Scholarship

FIDERH/Banco de Mexico Scholarship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Hold Mexican citizenship.
  • Be admitted to the Global MBA Program.
  • Be accepted as a beneficiary of the Loan-Tuition Fee Support Program from Banco de Mexico FIDERH/. See website for more details.

Benefits

  • GWSB will provide a scholarship as specified below for up to five (5) eligible candidates per year selected to pursue the Global MBA Program.
    • GMAT > 600 =$10,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program
    • GMAT > 650 =$20,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program
    • GMAT > 700 = $70,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program

This is the minimum amount of scholarship that a student will receive. Students will also be considered for additional merit aid based on a holistic application review.

  • FIDERH financing system consists of a Loan of up to 200,000 Mexican Pesos (each year) to cover the full or partial costs of their tuition fees, Consulting Abroad Program, living costs or medical insurance.
  • The students are responsible for obtaining financial resources to cover other costs not included in this Loan-Tuition Fee agreement related to their program of study.
  • Students start repaying the loan one year after graduation; 10-year student loans available; discount in interest payments if the loan is paid on time and students return to work in Mexico.

How to Apply

  • Please indicate in your third optional essay that you would like to be considered for the scholarship.
  • The candidate will first apply to the Global MBA Program at George Washington University and will be reviewed to determine eligibility for admission. If the candidate is admitted, he or she will be referred to FIDERH/Banco de Mexico to apply for the Loan-Tuition Fee Support Program.
  • If accepted by FIDERH/Banco de Mexico, GW will then consider the candidate for the FIDERH/Banco de Mexico scholarship as described above.


FUNED Fellowship

FUNED Fellowship


Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Hold Mexican citizenship.
  • Achieved a GPA of 8.0 minimum in your first degree program and hold a first degree Mexican “Titulo.”
  • Meet the English language requirements for entry to the GW MBA Program.
  • Be pursuing the full-time Global MBA Program

Benefits

  • The George Washington University will award a tuition scholarship as specified below for up to five candidates per year selected to pursue the Global MBA Program under the George Washington University-FUNED Fellowship.
    • GMAT > 600 =$10,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program
    • GMAT > 650 =$20,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program
    • GMAT > 700 = $70,000 total scholarship over the duration of the program
  • FUNED will provide loans covering part of the total cost of the degree program (university fees and living expenses included) up to 40 percent, not to exceed $12,000 for the 2-year Global MBA program. The amount provided each prospective student will be based on the results of FUNED’s financial needs evaluation of the student, his or her repayment capability, and a personal interview.
  • The loan, plus interest at the rate of 3.75% in dollars or, 2% over Mexico’s inflation, per annum on unpaid balances, must be repaid in a maximum of 78 months from graduation. Students have a 6 month grace period after completing their studies before they must begin to repay the loan.
  • Additionally, the National Council of Science and Technology in Mexico (CONACYT), may grant 300 scholarships for students FUNED supports for a monthly stipend of $1,000 USD, medical insurance for the full length of their masters degrees as well as up to $5,000 USD for tuition fees per year of study.

How to Apply

  • The candidate will first apply to the George Washington University and will be reviewed to determine eligibility for admission. If the candidate is admitted, he or she will also be considered for a GW FUNED Fellowship with the structure as specified above. If awarded a fellowship, he or she will then be referred to FUNED to apply for the loan. If he or she is accepted to FUNED, the GW fellowship will be designated as a FUNED Fellowship. Please indicate in the optional essay section that you are applying for the FUNED Fellowship.
  • All admission and scholarship decisions are made by GW School of Business and applicants must meet all application requirements and be a competitive candidate to be considered for admission and the scholarship.
  • Please see the FUNED website for additional information.




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