Scholarship Aid for International Graduate Students

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The 21st century is one of intense global interaction involving rapid technological change and dynamic growth. These same interactions merge people of different religions, cultures, histories, and economic and political systems. Whether individuals integrate seamlessly and rise to the challenges ahead will depend on the expertise and multicultural understanding of the next generation.

To further diversify GW's graduate student body and enable in-depth learning that spans the globe, a new international funding initiative is available to citizens from the following countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Turkey

Students may receive up to a $20,000 tuition award per academic year.

To qualify, students must be:

  • citizens of one of the countries mentioned above;
  • studying on an F1 visa;
  • be admitted to and enroll in an on-campus master’s program.

The deadline for graduate applications and qualifying for this assistance is February 1, 2018 providing the program application deadline has not already passed. For more information, please email

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