Our Opportunities

Welcome to George Mason University Financial Aid Office of Scholarships

Please note there are no open opportunities at this time. The General Scholarship Application open to returning undergraduates; admitted transfers (spring 2019); graduate students; for new or opening opportunities an email is triggered to applicants with a current drafted or submitted General Application on file. The General Scholarship Application automatically matches current Mason students with scholarship opportunities based on their application and Mason student record. The General Application includes both merit-based and financial need-based scholarships. Consideration for need-based scholarships requires the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Alternate Needs Assessment Form submitted to the financial aid office no later than January 15.

Recommended or Apply-to Opportunities
Consideration for any opportunity requires completion of the General Application. After completing the General Application, applicants may be directed to a Conditional Application or the Recommended Opportunities page. Conditional Applications and Recommend Opportunities require a student to complete additional questions. Prior to the application deadline, students may receive a reminder email to their Mason email address prompting them to complete an application in draft status.

Current Students
The General Scholarship Application open to continuing undergraduates, graduates, and admitted transfers with a Mason GPA. Students may apply to scholarship opportunities offered through the Office of Student Financial Aid and/or college, departments. 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.

Application Overview

  • To access the online application, students must use their Patriot Pass log in credentials (NetID username and password) click on the Sign In button in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  • Some Conditional Applications require resumes and/or other documents. Please ensure ample time for additional documents to be completed and submitted by the scholarship deadline.
  • We recommend typing your essays in a word or text to take advantage of spell check and word count. Once you are done, just copy and paste your text into the application.

Award Notifications
Notification of Mason internal 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. Students may view their awards on Patriot Web in the Financial Aid Awards section.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
There are not any opportunities available.