Minority-Serving Institution Award

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The George Washington University Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce an award for students from eligible minority-serving institutions (MSI). The MSI Award provides qualified individuals, from eligible institutions, who seek admission in a Columbian College graduate program, an application fee waiver and a tuition award of at least 40%.

To qualify, an applicant must:

  • be admitted to a Columbian College master's degree, graduate certificate program or PsyD program;
  • expect to receive an undergraduate degree from an eligible minority-serving institution or already hold such a degree (see list below), awarded no earlier than 2010; and
  • be enrolled in a Columbian College graduate program to receive the tuition benefit, renewable for the normal duration of the degree.

All applicants from eligible minority-serving institutions are eligible regardless of race, ethnicity, or national origin.

The MSI Award is for traditional Fall and Spring semesters only unless the program requires Summer registration. Master's students must be enrolled full-time to receive the award; graduate certificate awardees may be enrolled part-time.

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2017 Eligible Institutions

Bowie State University
Dillard University
California State University, Dominquez Hills
Florida A&M University
Florida International University
Hampton University
Howard University
Jackson State University
Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico
Morehouse College
Morgan State University
Norfolk State University
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
North Carolina Central University
Spelman College
Tuskegee University
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Virginia State University
Xavier University of Louisiana

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