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University Receives more than $12 Million to Fund Scholarships

March 23, 2021
As GW gets ready to celebrate its first-ever Giving Day on April 7, the university announced $12.48 million in major gifts that will fund scholarships for current and future students across the university.
GW Law

GW Law Alumnus Makes $2 Million Bequest to Start Scholarship Fund

March 03, 2021

A gift from Kenneth E. Jaconetty will create an endowed need-based scholarship to support law students from diverse backgrounds to pursue studies in intellectual property law.

Founders Gate

GW Designates $22.5 Million in Gifts for Student Financial Assistance

October 29, 2020
The university reached a significant philanthropic milestone as it announced more thanĀ $22.5 millionĀ in gifts that will be used to create need-based student scholarships.

Showing Students in Need that GW Cares

May 13, 2020
Hundreds of GW students are struggling to meet basic expenses, including food, housing, and transportation, or the technology to continue their studies. But generous donors have stepped in and the GW Cares Student Assistance Fund has made an immediate difference in numerous students' lives. Three GW students want you to know that a small amount of financial support from the GW Cares Student Assistance Fund has thrown them a lifeline and the comfort of knowing someone cares.
Duke Ellington School of the Arts senior Bailey Moore learns she is the recipient of a scholarship covering all costs for four y

GW Presents Outstanding D.C. High School Students with Full Ride Scholarships

March 13, 2020
Blyss Swan and Jazmin Angel-Guzman were having an ordinary morning at Benjamin Banneker High School, where both are seniors, when an unusual guest interrupted their routine: George Washington.

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.