The General & Conditional Applications now open for the 2021-2122 Award Year for the following applications!

General Applications:

  • College of Science
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Volgenau School of Engineering

Conditional Applications:

  • Bachelor Individualized Study
  • College of Health & Human Services
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Busines

Who Can Apply!
Continuing & Transfer Undergraduate Students *

  • Admitted to the university
  • Must enroll for the upcoming academic year
  • 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 enroll for the upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Each graduate program administers its scholarships, assistantships, fellowships for graduate students. Contact your department directly for more information.

Where To Apply!

  • The General Scholarship Application automatically matches current Mason students (undergraduates, graduates, and admitted transfers) with scholarship opportunities based on their application and Mason student academic record (completed hours and Mason GPA).
  • Consideration for any opportunity requires completion of the General Application. After completing the General Application, some 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.
  • To access the online application, students must use their Patriot credentials (NetID username and password), click on the Sign In button in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  • Some Conditional Applications may require a resume or other supporting 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, finished copy and paste your text into the application.
  • 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’s 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. Recipients may view their awards on Patriot Web in the Financial Aid Awards section.

Please visit our External Scholarship List for opportunities offered to Mason students from both 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


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