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 Accounting Advisory Council Scholarship
The Accounting Advisory Council Scholarship was established to provide...
Deadline05/31/2022
$10,000.00 ADVANCE Initiative STEM Scholarship Fund
The ADVANCE Initiative STEM Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies AIAA Digital Avionics Technical Committee Scholarship
The AIAA Digital Avionics Technical Committee Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Alliance for Excellence Endowed Scholarship
The Alliance for Excellence Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Amy Leachtenauer Miller Social Work Scholarship
The Amy Leachtenauer Miller Social Work Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Anderson-Nalls Family Endowed Scholarship
The Anderson-Nalls Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Ann O'Neil School of Nursing Scholarship Fund
The Ann O’Neil School of Nursing Scholarship Fund was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Anne K. Altman and Xavier W. Alire Scholarship
The Anne K. Altman and Xavier W. Alire Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Annette Gorn Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Annette Gorn Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000 in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Anthony and G. Louise Otto Endowed Scholarship
The Anthony and G. Louise Otto Endowed Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Anzilotti Endowed Scholarship
The Anzilotti Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 by Mr. and...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) Scholarship
The Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA)...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Arthur and Nancy Newberry Scholarship Endowment
The Arthur and Nancy Newberry Scholarship Endowment was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Arthur E. Morrissette, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
The Arthur E. Morrissette, Sr. Endowed Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Arthur I. and Helen M. Poland Endowed Scholarship
The Arthur I. and Helen M. Poland Endowed Scholarship was established in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Ashley C. Payton Memorial Scholarship
The Ashley C. Payton Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 to...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) Scholarship
The Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM)...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Aster Hiruye Memorial Scholarship
The Aster Hiruye Memorial Scholarship was established in 2021 by Rediet...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Bachelor of Individualized Study Endowed Scholarship
The Bachelor of Individualized Study Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Bette Burch Nursing Scholarship Endowment
The Bette Burch Nursing Scholarship Endowment was established in 1998 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies BRG Communications Better Living Scholarship
The BRG Communications Better Living Scholarship was established in 2021...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Camille T. Barry Nursing PhD Scholarship Endowment
The Camille T. Barry Nursing PhD Scholarship Endowment was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Carolyn A. Taylor Scholarship Endowment
The Carolyn A. Taylor Scholarship Endowment was established in 2008 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Carter-Hunter Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Carter-Hunter Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 1990...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Catherine "Cathy" Belter Memorial Endowed Fellowship
The Catherine “Cathy” Belter Memorial Fellowship Endowment was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) Opportunity Scholarship
The Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) Opportunity...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Chesterbrook Residences Scholarship
The Chesterbrook Residences Scholarship provides funding for students...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies CHHS Distinguished Scholar Award
The CHHS Distinguished Scholar Award was established to provide the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Christine Worthen Eames Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Christine Worthen Eames Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies CHSS Alumni Chapter Scholarship
Established in 2014, the CHSS Alumni Chapter Scholarship recognizes the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies CHSS Dean’s Challenge Scholarship Graduate
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks applications for the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies CHSS Dean’s Challenge Scholarship Undergraduate
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks nominations for the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Claudia F. Pleasants Endowed Scholarship
The Claudia F. Pleasants Endowed Scholarship was established in 1997 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Climate and Atmospheric Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The Climate and Atmospheric Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Coleman Raphael Endowed Scholarship
The Coleman Raphael Endowed Scholarship was established in 1986 by the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Colonel Michael A. Dickerson Endowed Scholarship
In 2020 Carolyn Cuppernull began the fundraising effort to establish the...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Cornell Wells Endowed Scholarship
The Cornell Wells Endowed Scholarship was established in 2012 by Charlie...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship
The Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship Program was established in 2019 by...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Cynthia Wynn Herman Endowed Scholarship
The Cynthia Wynn Herman Endowed Scholarship was established in 1995 in...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies David W. Rossell, D.A. '00, Endowed Scholarship for the Higher Education Program
The David W. Rossell, D.A. ’00, Endowed Scholarship for the Higher...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Deborah J. Milanowski Nursing Endowed Scholarship
The Deborah J. Milanowski Nursing Scholarship was established by David...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies DiNatale Memorial Scholarship
The DiNatale Memorial Scholarship provides funding to either a Ph.D. or...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dorothy S. and N. Hugh McDiarmid Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1997 by the Women’s Advisory Board and funded by multiple...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Douglas G. and Elizabeth C. Dahlin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Douglas G. and Elizabeth C. Dahlin Memorial Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dr. Hale N. Tongren Marketing Scholarship Endowment
The Dr. Hale N. Tongren Marketing Scholarship Endowment was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dr. John J. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Social Work
The Dr. John J. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Social Work was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dr. Marjory F. Brown-Azarowicz Endowed Scholarship in Education
The Dr. Marjory F. Brown-Azarowicz Endowed Scholarship in Education was...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dr. Redjali and Dr. Khadiri Graduate Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Sakineh “Simin” M. Redjali devoted her life to education. She...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Dr. Zobair Younossi Research Scholars Endowed Award
The Dr. Zobair Younossi Research Scholars Endowed Award was established...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies EagleBank Scholarship in Entrepreneurship
The EagleBank Scholarship in Entrepreneurship was established by...
Deadline05/31/2022