Our Opportunities

General and Conditional Applications are open on a rolling basis and listed on the home page below when available!

The below applications and recommended opportunities on our website are currently open!
Conditional Applications:

  • Bachelor Individualized Study
  • George Mason Alumni Association
  • School of Business
  • School of Integrative Studies

Who Can Apply!

Continuing & Transfer Undergraduate Students

  • Admitted to the university
  • Must be active and currently enrolled
  • Completed at least 12 credits hours of coursework at Mason by the application deadline.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or in good academic standing!

Graduate Students

  • Admitted to the university
  • Must be currently active or enrolled
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    *Some graduate programs may use this application for incoming graduate students. All graduate students are encouraged to check within their department regarding assistantships, fellowships, and scholarship opportunities.

How to Apply!

  • Consideration for scholarship opportunities requires completion of the General Application.
  • Many of our scholarships are Auto-Match. The General Scholarship Application will automatically match current Mason students (undergraduates, graduates, and admitted transfers) with scholarship opportunities based on their application and Mason student academic record-completed hours, Mason GPA, etc.
  • After completing the General Application, students are may be directed to a Conditional Application or the Recommended Opportunities page.
  • Some Conditional Applications may require a resume or other supporting documents. Ensure ample time for additional documents to be completed and submitted by the scholarship deadline.
  • We recommend typing your essays in word or text document to take advantage of spell check and word count. Once, finished copy and paste your text into the application.
  • To access the online application, students must use their Patriot Pass log-in credentials (NetID username and password) click on the Sign In button.
  • If you have issues logging in with your Mason Net ID (username and password), please visit the Password Management website at password.gmu.edu/Patriot Pass.

Award Notifications!
Notification of Mason Foundation scholarships begins mid-June and continues through August. Only students selected for the award will receive an official letter via email from the department or award committee. Recipients may view their awards on Patriot Web in the Financial Aid Awards section.

Please visit the External Scholarship List for opportunities offered to Mason students from local and national organizations. Scholarships run a year in advance peak times are from October through April. Missing a deadline can mean missing out until the next cycle for many scholarship opportunities. https://gmu.academicworks.com/opportunities/external

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bachelor of Individualized Study Endowed Scholarship
The Bachelor of Individualized Study Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 by Karole McKalip, MEd ’81, and others, to benefit students in the...
The Bachelor of Individualized Study Endowed Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies Jack Fahey Giving Back Endowed Scholarship
The Jack Fahey Giving Back Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 by Jack Fahey, BIS ’94, to provide scholarship support for students in the...
The Jack Fahey Giving Back Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies Linda D. Hemm BIS Endowed Scholarship
In memory of his wife Linda. D. Hemm, Robert V. Hemm established the Linda D. Hemm BIS Endowed Scholarship in 2018. The purpose of the Fund is to...
In memory of his wife Linda. D. Hemm, Robert V. Hemm established the...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies Lucas Leadership Endowed Scholarship
The Lucas Leadership Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 by Diane W. Schulte and David C. Miles to honor the contributions and leadership...
The Lucas Leadership Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 by...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies School of Integrative Studies Experiential Learning Scholarship
The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) Experiential Learning (EL) Scholarship is open to George Mason University students enrolled in Integrative...
The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) Experiential Learning (EL)...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies School of Integrative Studies First Generation Quasi-Endowed Scholarship
The School of Integrative Studies First Generation Student Scholarship is open to George Mason University students enrolled in Integrative Studies,...
The School of Integrative Studies First Generation Student Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Varies Women and Gender Studies Endowed Scholarship
Originally established in 2012 by the Hattery Family Foundation as the Franki Rutherford Memorial Scholarship, the scholarship was renamed to the...
Originally established in 2012 by the Hattery Family Foundation as the...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/29/2021
$1,000.00 Robert Raymond Scholarship Fund
The Robert Raymond Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 to provide support to incoming graduate students in the MFA in Creative Writing...
The Robert Raymond Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 to provide...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline11/08/2021
Varies Undocumented Scholars Award
The First Gen, Next Gen scholarship fund was established in 2016 through student advocacy and a consortium of donors in order to provide...
The First Gen, Next Gen scholarship fund was established in 2016 through...
  • Deadline: 11/29/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/29/2021
$2500 1Lt. Peter C. Forame Endowed Scholarship
The Peter C. Forame Student Leader Scholarship was established by the friends and classmates of First Lieutenant Peter C. Forame after he died in...
The Peter C. Forame Student Leader Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: $2500
Deadline01/03/2022
$2500 Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship
The Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship was established by the George Mason University Alumni Association to provide...
The Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: $2500
Deadline01/03/2022
$2500 Black Scholars Endowed Fund
The Black Scholars Endowed Fund was established in 2010 by the Black Alumni Chapter to provide scholarships for full-time undergraduate students...
The Black Scholars Endowed Fund was established in 2010 by the Black...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: $2500
Deadline01/03/2022
$2500 George Mason University Alumni Association Service Endowed Scholarship
The George Mason University Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by the George Mason University Alumni Association to...
The George Mason University Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: $2500
Deadline01/03/2022
$2500 John C. and Louise P. Wood Alumni Endowed Scholarship
The John C. and Louise P. Wood Endowed Scholarship was established in 1974 by the Honorable John C. Wood and his wife, Louise Parrish Wood, and...
The John C. and Louise P. Wood Endowed Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: $2500
Deadline01/03/2022
Varies EagleBank Scholarship in Entrepreneurship
The EagleBank Scholarship in Entrepreneurship was established by EagleBank for students in the School of Business and those pursuing a minor in...
The EagleBank Scholarship in Entrepreneurship was established by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies EagleBank Scholarship in Government Contracting
The EagleBank Scholarship in Government Contracting was established by EagleBank to provide support for undergraduate students pursuing any major...
The EagleBank Scholarship in Government Contracting was established by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Sean Casey Boyle Memorial Scholarship
The Sean Casey Boyle Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 by Joseph and Diane Boyle in memory of their son, who was a student leader at the...
The Sean Casey Boyle Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies