Starting Our New Century with a Focus on Access

Every year, thousands of talented and promising young people come to the George Washington University with a desire to change the world. But not every future leader has the same opportunity.

Let's Open Doors



Third Century Scholarship Endowment Match promotion with image of students studying outside of Gelman Library.



Philanthropy Spotlight

Provost Christopher Bracey (l), President Ellen M. Granberg and Wolcott Foundation Chair Michael Clark.

Wolcott Foundation Expands Legacy of Supporting Students in Public Service with $4 Million Gift

Endowment continues a 70-year tradition that has opened doors for more than 500 GW students.

Saul and Joyce Brandman in a golf cart on a golf course on a sunny day. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Rubin)

Brandman Foundation’s $500,000 Gift to Support Veterans Creates $1 Million Scholarship Fund

Prominent philanthropist Joyce Brandman endows fund to close financial need gaps after military educational benefits.

Washington was interviewed by Tony Goldwyn, her longtime friend and former co-star on ABC's 'Scandal,' about her autobiography 'Thicker than Water.' (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Kerry Washington Creates $1 Million Earl and Valerie Washington Endowed Scholarship Fund to Open Doors to a Liberal Arts Education at GW

Emmy-winning actor, producer, activist, former trustee and GW alumna establishes need-based scholarship in honor of her parents.

L to R: Eliza Ward, museum development director; Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations Donna Arbide; Provost Christopher Bracey; President Granberg; Bruce Baganz, Textile Museum board chair and GW Museum board co-chair. (Dave Scavone)

The Textile Museum Receives Record $25 Million Gift

Anonymous donation will transform and sustain world-class textile conservation, curatorial scholarship and educational initiatives.

Audai Shakour with his mom Puja, dad Isam and sister Sarah.

From Campus Leader to Global Change-Maker: The Audai Shakour Legacy

The parents of the late GW alumnus have established a scholarship in their son’s memory to nurture future leaders from GW who share their son’s passion for service.