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Prashamsha Rayamajhi discussed the impact of scholarships on her own education.

Donors and Recipients Share Impact of Scholarship Gifts

April 04, 2022

After two years, Celebration of Scholarships and Fellowships Dinner returns to in-person celebration at Kennedy Center’s REACH.

Maryanne Lavan (l), Mikayla Harris, the late Larry Harris and Zachary Harris. (Photo courtesy of Maryanne Lavan)

Larry D. Harris Memorial Law Scholarship Honors Life and Legacy of a Founder of the GW Black Law Student Association

February 08, 2022

His family opens the door to opportunity for others and commemorates the lifelong priorities of exemplary alumnus instrumental in building GW’s Black Law Student Association.

Professor's gate archway with blue sky with clouds.

Open Doors: LeBlanc Scholars

December 13, 2021
Funds established by Thomas and Anne LeBlanc in 2018 to help students facing financial setbacks access the opportunities they’ve earned are boosted by new gifts from Trustees, key volunteers and university leadership.
Avonda Fogan, B.A. ’16, recipient of the Stephen Joel Trachtenberg scholarship

Avonda Fogan, B.A. ’16

November 23, 2021
Avonda Fogan has never been one to follow a narrow path, and her scholarship to GW allow her to invest time and energy into exploring new opportunities, like learning Mandarin Chinese and studying abroad in Beijing.
Theiline Gborkorquellie, M.D. ’13, scholarship recipient in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

On the Path to Helping Children

November 12, 2021
For Theiline Gborkorquellie, M.D. ’13, her path started when her mother, a nurse, died when she was only 11. The trauma of the event, along with the values of service and care that her mother had instilled in and modeled for her, set her on the path toward a medical career. With the help of scholarships, today, Dr. Gborkorquellie is a pediatrician at Children’s National Hospital.

Voices of Scholarship Funding

Aaron Madrid Aksoz

Aaron Madrid Aksoz, CCAS

The story of GW Cisneros Scholar Aaron Madrid Aksoz, CCAS '20, and the impact that a scholarship has had on his experience at the George Washington University.

Diana Lee

Diana Lee, SMHS

The story of GW scholarship recipient Diana Lee, SMHS '18, and the impact that a scholarship has had on her medical school experience.

Sally Nuamah, alum and scholarship recipient

Sally Nuamah, CCAS

Sally Nuamah, a scholarship graduate and GW Trustee, speaks on how her scholarship pushed her toward her present career.