Student Support

 

 

 

Our culture promotes a commitment to service and real-world participation that teaches our students to lead effectively and imaginatively. 

We’ve strengthened our commitment to financial aid to ensure that all students have the opportunity to find their #OnlyatGW moments.

With the help of gifts to Power & Promise for Student Aid, GW has significantly increased the amount of financial aid offered to undergraduate and graduate students to more than $297 million this academic year. Approximately 70% of undergraduates receive financial assistance from the university; the average need-based award for full-time undergraduate students is $31,000+.

With your support, we will:

To thrive in the years ahead we must open the university’s doors to qualified students, regardless of their financial resources, and provide programs and services that enhance student learning, career development, wellness, and success.

 

Because of You

Claudia Ojeda, LAW '18

Claudia Ojeda, LAW '18

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Demetria Clark, GSEHD '17

Demetria Clark, GSEHD '17

Mary Hatwood Futrell Scholarship Recipient

Thanks to support from the Mary Hatwood Futrell Scholarship, Demetria is excelling at GSEHD. She says that her GW education has taught her to better educate at-risk youth in the nation’s capital and enhance the lives of students who cannot advocate for themselves.

"My students’ academic progress, as well as attendance, has been on a steady incline since my enrollment in GW."

Read more of Demetria's Story
 


Philanthropy Spotlight - Student Support

Showing Students in Need that GW Cares

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

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.
Steven V. Roberts (r) helps student volunteers to load canned food supplies into the Store's vans during a resupply run.

New Endowment to Support Student-Run Food Pantry

By Briahnna Brown

For as long as he can remember, hunger and nutrition programs have been at the top of Steven V. Roberts’ list for philanthropic endeavors.