Our Opportunities

General and Conditional Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Aid Year!

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 EagleBank Scholarship in Government Contracting
The EagleBank Scholarship in Government Contracting was established by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies EagleBank Scholarship in Real Estate
The EagleBank Scholarship in Real Estate was established by EagleBank...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Economics Scholarships
The Economics Scholarships Fund was established in 2007 to provide...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Ed and Sally Bedsworth Memorial Fund
The Ed and Sally Bedsworth Memorial Fund was established in 2020 by Ed...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Edward J. and Molly S. Newberry Endowed Scholarship
The Edward J. and Molly S. Newberry Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Ellis F. Feinstein Endowed Scholarship
The Ellis F. Feinstein Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Emanuel A. Baker, Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Emanuel A. Baker, Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Encore Learning – McCracken Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Encore Learning – McCracken Memorial Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Eric G. Merten and Melissa H. Merten Scholarship Endowment
The Eric G. Merten and Melissa H. Merten Scholarship Endowment was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies ERPI Patriot Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Ethel and Joseph Bowman Endowed Scholarship
The Ethel and Joseph Bowman Endowed Scholarship was established in 2002...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies First Virginia Bank Endowed Scholarship
The First Virginia Bank Endowed Scholarship was established in 1997 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Florence M. Schaffner Scholarship Endowment
The Florence M. Schaffner Endowed International Experience Award allows...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies FreBon International Corporation Endowed Scholarship
The FreBon International Corporation Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
$0.00 GeMStones Scholarship
The GeMStones Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide support for...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies General Hazel Johnson-Brown Endowed Scholarship
The General Hazel Johnson-Brown Endowed Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies George Mason Bank-John C. Wood Endowed Scholarship
The George Mason Bank-John C. Wood Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies George W. Johnson Endowment and Joanne Ferris Johnson Scholarship
The George W. Johnson Endowment and Joanne Ferris Johnson Scholarship...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies GOV Services INC Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2011 by L.T. Services, Inc. for...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Graham Nursing Scholarship Endowment
The Graham Nursing Scholarship Endowment was established in 2014 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Great Falls Friends & Neighbors Scholarship Doris Fisher Irwin Endowment
The Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship, Inc. Doris Fisher...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies H. Randall and Anna W. Edwards Scholarship Endowment
The H. Randall and Anna W. Edwards Scholarship Endowment was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies H. Russell Griffith Scholarship Endowment
The H. Russell Griffith Scholarship Endowment was established in 2017 to...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Harbitter Family Endowed Scholarship
The Harbitter Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2001 by Alan...
Deadline05/31/2022
$0.00 Harrington Anderson Scholarship
The Harrington Anderson Scholarship was established in 2021 by Dr....
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Hazel Scholars Endowment Fund
The Hazel Scholars Endowment Fund was established in 2011 by James W....
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Health Informatics Endowed Scholarship
The Health Informatics Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 to...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Helene Fuld Health Trust Endowed Scholarship
The Helene Fuld Health Trust Endowed Scholarship was established in 2020...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Herman B. and Sylvia Brotman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Herman B. Brotman Scholarship Endowment was established in 1991 to...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Honorable Lutrelle F. Parker Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Honorable Lutrelle F. Parker Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Howard Ruben Bloch Endowed Scholarship and Award
The Howard Ruben Bloch Endowed Scholarship and Award was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Indus Corporation Endowed Fund
The Indus Corporation Endowed Scholarship was established in 2001 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Interstate Van Lines Endowed Scholarship
The Interstate Van Lines Endowed Scholarship was established in 1983 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Jack Fahey Giving Back Endowed Scholarship
The Jack Fahey Giving Back Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016...
Deadline05/31/2022
$5,000.00 Jack Kent Cooke ADVANCE Initiative Scholarship Fund
The Jack Kent Cooke ADVANCE Initiative Scholarship Fund was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Jacqueline Jean Brozna Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Jacqueline Jean Brozna Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies James D. Palmer Endowed Scholarship
The James D. Palmer Endowed Scholarship was established in 1999 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies James H. and Margaret R. Pickford Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The James H. and Margaret R. Pickford Memorial Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies James R. Beers Endowed Scholarship
The James R. Beers Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by Beers...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Janis S. Reed Endowed Scholarship
The Janis S. Reed Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 by Janis...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Jeri R. Forster Student Award Endowment
The Jeri R. Forster Student Award was established in 2011 by William...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies John L. Howard Endowed Scholarship
The John L. Howard Endowed Scholarship was established in 2008 in memory...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies John M. and Nan W. Sherwood Endowed Scholarship
The John M. and Nan W. Sherwood Endowed Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies John Souza, III Endowed Scholarship
The John Souza, III Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Johnson Family Endowed Scholarship
The Johnson Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies K. David Boyer, Jr. and Family Scholarship
The K. David Boyer, Jr. and Family Scholarship was established in 1996...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Karen Theresa Valle Memorial Scholarship
The Karen Theresa Valle Memorial Scholarship provides support for...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Katona Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering
The Katona Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Katrina Hines Echols Endowed Scholarship
The Katrina Hines Echols Endowed Scholarship was established in 1974 to...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Kay McNamara Nursing Scholarship Endowment
The Kay McNamara Nursing Scholarship Endowment was established in 2016...
Deadline05/31/2022