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Master of Science in Project Management

GW's MSPM Scholarships

The George Washington University Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) program is pleased to offer merit and need-based scholarships to incoming students. These scholarships, which range from $4,000 to $6,000, are reserved for incoming MSPM students in their first semester of studies at GW. MSPM scholarships are intended to supplement a student's tuition and financial needs. Students should also pursue other means of financial planning for their MSPM degree. Scholarships are now available for students studying both on-campus and through the distance learning mode.

MSPM General Scholarship Guidelines
  1. Students may apply for each scholarship offered for which they meet the eligibility criteria; however a student may not receive more than one scholarship award from the program.
  2. Only admitted students will be awarded scholarships.
  3. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours in the term in which the scholarship funds will be awarded.
  4. All application materials must be submitted in one package via email to mspminfo@gwu.edu. Incomplete packages will not be considered.
  5. Applications must be received on or before 11:59pm EST on the deadline for the term applying (see deadlines below). No extensions will be granted nor will late applications be accepted.
  6. Should the scholarship award be classified as renewable for an additional semester in the award notification letter, the student must earn a 3.3 GPA or higher to be eligible for the scholarship funds in the second semester. Student must also enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours in the aforementioned semester.
  7. The scholarship awards are not cash refundable and will be applied directly to the cost of tuition for the term awarded.
  8. GW employees and/or family members who qualify for GW tuition benefits are not eligible.
  9. Students who withdraw from courses may be subject to forfeiture of all monies awarded by the MSPM program.
  10. Scholarship awards may only be applied to fall or spring semesters.

Scholarship Deadlines

  Fall Semester Applicants Spring Semester Applicants
PMAC Scholarship June 30th November 15th
Need-Based Scholarship June 30th November 15th
Rising Star Scholarship June 30th November 15th
International Student Scholarship April 15th October 15th
Distinguished Service Scholarship June 30th November 15th
PM Alumni Association Scholarship May 31st October 15th
Scholarships
PMAC Scholarship

The George Washington University's MSPM program will award a $4,000 scholarship to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who presents outstanding professional accomplishments and/or contributions to the field of project management and who has 15 or more years of full-time professional work experience. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application and the applicant's demonstrated experience, accomplishments, and contributions in the field of project management. The award is named for the Project Management Academic Committee (PMAC), which oversees the MSPM program.

Applicants must have 15+ years of full time professional experience and enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours.

Project Management Need-Based Scholarship

The George Washington University's MThe George Washington University's MSPM program will award a $4,000 scholarship to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who demonstrates financial need and/or hardship. Financial need or hardship may be based on a variety of circumstances, including employment-, health-, or family-related circumstances. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application.

Applicants must demonstrate financial need and enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours.

Project Management Rising Star Scholarship

The George Washington University's MSPM program will award a $4,000 scholarship to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who exhibits great potential in the field of project management and who has 7 or less years of full-time professional work experience. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application and the applicant's prior academic accomplishments and demonstrated interest and/or experience in project management.

Applicants must have less than 7 years of full time professional experience and enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours.

International Student Scholarship

The George Washington University's MSPM program will award a scholarship in the amount of $4,000-6,000 to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who does not hold a United States passport and who exhibit an interest in using their knowledge of project management to make an impact in their nation of origin. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application and the applicant's demonstrated experience and/or interest in the field of project management.

Applicants must hold a non-US passport and enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours.

Distinguished Service Scholarship

The George Washington University's MSPM program will award a $4,000 scholarship to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who are either a veteran, are currently on active duty, or are a dependent of active duty personnel or a veteran of the United States military. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application and the applicant's demonstrated experience and/or interest in the field of project management.

Applicants must be on active duty, a veteran, OR have an immediate family member who is on active duty or a veteran and enroll is a minimum of 3 credit hours. Students who receive full-funding through military benefits are not eligible.

Project Management Alumni Association (PMAA) Scholarship

The George Washington University's MSPM program will award a $4,000 scholarship to a newly admitted MSPM student in their first semester who exemplifies the spirit and mission of the Project Management Alumni Association (PMAA). The GW PMAA was created to develop a network of MSPM alumni focused on fostering career development, facilitating continued learning, and to support the growth of the MSPM program. The scholarship is awarded based on the quality of the response to the question posed in the application and the applicant's demonstrated commitment to continuing education and career development of those in the project management and adjacent career fields.

Applicants must enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours.


MSPM Information Packet


A comprehensive guide about GW's M.S. in Project Management.



MSPM Information Sessions

MSPM Student Webzone

Attend an information session to learn more about GW MSPM.



MSPM International Student Admissions Guide

MSPM International Student Admissions Guide
A complete admissions guide for all international students.



MSPM Student Webzone

MSPM Student Webzone

The webzone is a one-stop-shop for information for current students.



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