The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private research university in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. Founded in 1821 as Columbian College, the university has since grown to comprise fourteen undergraduate and graduate colleges and schools, including the School of Media and Public Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, Law School, and School of Public Health. George Washington's main campus is located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood with two satellite campuses located in the Foxhall neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and in Ashburn, Virginia. It is the second oldest and the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. (Theo wikipedia.org )
The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) provides general information on fellowship opportunities for graduate students at the George Washington University on the Foggy Bottom campus. These opportunities include special internal competitions as well as national fellowships such as Boren, CLS, Fulbright and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. The OGSAF oversees all graduate, non-sponsored project funding and directly administers special programs and endowment fellowships. The OGSAF offers informational meetings on national and internal competitions and funding opportunities for graduate and PhD students, as well as special assistance on aspects of the application process such as essay writing and interviewing. The Office also overseas the GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program (GTAP).
The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries.
George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
Field of study:
Masters and Doctoral programs under the following schools offered at Foggy Bottom campus :
- College of Professional Studies
- Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
- Elliott School of International Affairs
- Graduate School of Education and Human Development
- School of Business (Executive Education program is not eligible)
- School of Engineering and Applied Science
Number of Awards:
Students from the following countries or regions:
- China (PRC)
- Eastern Europe
- Latin America
- The Caribbean
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- U.S.S.R. Successor States
The award will cover up to 18 credit hours. The grantee is to provide funds from other sources for books, living, and other expenses, and must provide certification of this support.
A Fellowship is renewable each year for a cumulative maximum of three years for Master’s candidates and up to five years for doctoral candidate.
Students holding or intending to apply for an F-1 visa and who are from the following countries or regions: China (PRC), Cambodia, Eastern Europe, Laos, Latin America, The Caribbean, Mongolia, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S.S.R. Successor States, Vietnam, are eligible to apply.
This fellowship is for students who have not studied or worked in the U.S. or other countries aside from their home country. Please note that permanent residents, resident aliens and U.S. Citizens are not eligible for this fellowship. Applicants must have an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright applicants only), no exceptions.
Fellowships are awarded to highly qualified incoming GW full-time graduate degree program seeking students who have gained admission to the University and whose program is on the main Foggy Bottom Campus.
As part of the admissions process, applicants must have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based exam or 100 on the internet based exam, or an IELTS overall band score of 7.5 (with no individual band below 6.0).
Students need to apply for admission separately through the online process. No Fellowship applicants will be considered who have not completed the admissions application, including payment of their application fee.
Applicants must apply via the online submissions portal by the deadline, 5 February 2018, 12:00 PM (NOON) EST. Instructions on how to apply through the portal can be found here.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online submissions portal and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline: 5 Feb 2018 (annual)Course starts Sept 2018
Official Scholarship Website: here