George Mason University
George Mason University Mason
George Mason University

Scholarships

CHHS offers a variety of scholarships to assist our graduate and undergraduate students with academic expenses.  Funding for these scholarships comes from philanthropic support to CHHS from a variety of sources. Search the scholarships below for more information and for application deadlines. Contact Shannon Casey, scasey9@gmu.edu with questions regarding the application process. 

General Scholarships (Open to All)

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Travel Awards

Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship

The Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship provides a travel award to an undergraduate or graduate nursing student who is traveling to a developing country for educational purposes.

To apply: Please check the CHHS website for application details in April 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018. 

Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship

The Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship provides a travel stipend to a student doing research or practice on key issues in the health of poor and marginalized population in low- and middle-income countries. An award is offered yearly to a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate junior or senior (returning for at least one semester) students majoring in Community Health. The recipients may be either in-state or out-of-state residents. International students will need to select a location other than their home country.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please submit your application and essay (pdf) to scasey9@gmu.edu. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018. The application deadline is April 12, 2018.

 

Gerontology

Chesterbrook Residences Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health administration with a concentration in assisted living / senior housing administration. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship

The Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship benefits an undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Recipients must be full-time students and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Mitchell J. Czoch Endowed Scholarship

The Mitchell J. Czoch award provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Preference will be given to students from Luzerne County, PA and Gloucester County, NJ.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Department of Global and Community Health

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship

The Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship provides a travel stipend to a student doing research or practice on key issues in the health of poor and marginalized population in low- and middle-income countries. An award is offered yearly to a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate junior or senior (returning for at least one semester) students majoring in Community Health. The recipients may be either in-state or out-of-state residents. International students will need to select a location other than their home country.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please submit your application and essay (pdf) to scasey9@gmu.edu. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018. The application deadline is April 12, 2018.

Department of Health Administration and Policy

Chesterbrook Residences Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health administration with a concentration in assisted living / senior housing administration. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship

The Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship benefits an undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Recipients must be full-time students and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Mitchell J. Czoch Endowed Scholarship

The Mitchell J. Czoch award provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Preference will be given to students from Luzerne County, PA and Gloucester County, NJ.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

 

Department of Nutrition and Food Studies

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Department of Rehabilitation Science

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Department of Social Work

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Dr. John J. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. John J. Hughes Memorial fund provides a scholarship to an undergraduate junior majoring in social work. Recipients will qualify based on academic merit and the essay requirement.

To apply: The application period is now open.  Please submit your application and essay (pdf) to scasey9@gmu.edu. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018. The application is due April 12, 2018.

 

Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship

The Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship benefits an undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Recipients must be full-time students and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Miriam Raskin Field Education Award

The Miriam Raskin Field Education Award was created in honor of Dr. Miriam Raskin’s legacy of service and commitment to the social work profession, and specifically to field education. The award provides support to BSW and MSW students with financial need impacting their ability to complete field education requirements.

To apply: This award is granted on a rolling basis. Please contact Shannon Casey, CHHS Development Specialist, at scasey9@gmu.edu to obtain an application.

Mitchell J. Czoch Endowed Scholarship

The Mitchell J. Czoch award provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Preference will be given to students from Luzerne County, PA and Gloucester County, NJ.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

School of Nursing, Undergraduate Scholarships

Bette Burch Nursing Endowed Scholarship

The Bette Burch Nursing Endowed Scholarship benefits a full-time undergraduate nursing student demonstrating a commitment to the nursing profession. Recipients will qualify based on their demonstrated financial need, their level of commitment to the nursing profession, and how they plan to use their nursing education to benefit others.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Carolyn A. Taylor Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship for an undergraduate in nursing. All students are eligible to apply with students of African American heritage encouraged to apply. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student, a US citizen, and resident in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Scholar Award

The Distinguished Scholar Award provide scholarships to College of Health and Human Services undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be a resident of the DC metropolitan area. Preference given to first-generation college students.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

Deborah J. Milanowski Nursing Endowed Scholarship

The Deborah J. Milanowski Endowed Scholarship benefits a full-time undergraduate nursing student with a cummulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Preference is given to a student with genetic condition cystic fibrosis; however astudent with other chronic medical condition or physical disability will be considered. A student meeting the above criteria is entitled to the scholarship without regard to his/her financial need.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Eric & Melissa Merten Endowed Scholarship

The Eric and Melissa Merten Endowed fund provide a scholarship for an undergraduate nursing student. Recipients must be full-time students and may either be in-state or out-of-state residents. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit and financial need.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship

The Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship provides a travel award to an undergraduate or graduate nursing student who is traveling to a developing country for educational purposes.

To apply: Please check the CHHS website for application details in April 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018.

Graham Nursing Endowed Scholarship

The Graham Nursing Endowed fund provides a need-based scholarship to a full-time, undergraduate nursing student.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Heidi Rothenhaus School of Nursing Scholarship

The Heidi Rothenhaus School of Nursing Scholarship was established in 2015 by Heidi Rothenhaus, RN, to provide an annual, renewable scholarship to one undergraduate nursing student. Recipients must be qualified by both academic merit and financial need, be a full time junior or senior, and have had job experience in a hands-on health care role. 

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Karen Theresa Valle Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate nursing students with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

Kay McNamera Nursing Scholarship

The Kay McNamera Nursing fund provides a scholarship to a full-time, undergraduate nursing student with demonstrated academic merit and financial need. Recipients must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Nursing Scholarship

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Nursing fund provides scholarships to full-time, nursing students already accepted in or enrolled in the undergraduate nursing program. Recipients will qualify on the basis of financial need and must be a Christian woman who is a resident of the specified states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Lisa D. Glascock Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Lisa D. Glascock Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to support an undergraduate, in-state student accepted into the nursing program. Applicants may be either full-time or part-time students. The recipient will qualify on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. 

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Marie Shea Ganley & Laura Buckreis Monroe Memorial Scholarship

The Marie Shea Ganley and Laura Buckreis Monroe Memorial fund provides scholarship support and financial recognition to a Registered Nurse studying in the RN to BSN degree program. Full-time students, in their final semester of study, will qualify on basis of academic merit and must have a cumulative 3.2 GPA while enrolled at George Mason University. The recipient must be a US citizen, but can reside in any state.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Mildred W. Spransy, RN. Endowed Scholarship

The Mildred W. Spransy fund provide a scholarship to support an undergraduate full-time, nursing student, who will qualify on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Preference will be given to in-state students who are US citizens.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Pan American Roundtable Scholarship

The Pan American Roundtable of DC fund provides scholarships to female nursing students who are fluent in Spanish. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Patricia Felker Dierksen Nursing Endowed Scholarship

The Patricia Felker Dierksen Nursing fund provides a scholarship to a full-time undergraduate nursing student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Roger Decort Scholarship

The Roger Decort fund provides a scholarship to a full-time, undergraduate or graduate nursing student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Rosemarie C. Brenkus Endowed Scholarship

The Rosemarie C. Brenkus Endowed fund provides a scholarship for an employed registered nurse pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing. Recipients must have a minimum of a 2.8 GPA in nursing courses and a commitment to the nursing profession as demonstrated through a written statement. Full-time, in-state or out-of-state students can apply

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Violet B. Robinson Endowed Scholarship

The Violet B. Robinson Endowed fund provides a scholarship to a full-time, undergraduate student in the nursing program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

School of Nursing, Graduate Scholarships

Camille Barry PhD Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship for a full-time student pursuing a doctoral degree in nursing. Recipients must demonstrate being a nurse leader and must be in good academic standing. Recipient must clearly articulate their career and research goals after graduation. The recipient must be a US citizen, but may be either an in-or out-of-state resident.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

CVS Health Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to current nurse practitioner students with a 3.2 GPA or higher. Bilingual students encouraged to apply.

To apply: The application period is currently closed. Please check back on this website in fall 2018 to obtain an application for this spring 2019 scholarship.

DiNatale Memorial Scholarship

The DiNatale Memorial Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to either a MSN or DNP candidate with a concentration in Nursing Administration, in their last year of the program. Applicants may be either full-time or part-time and can be in-state or out-of-state. Preference will be given to MSN students. Recipients will qualify on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

ERPi Patriot Scholarship

The ERPi Scholarship provides funding for service-disabled veterans, veterans, or immediate family to a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students pursuing any graduate or an undergraduate degree through the College of Health and Human Services.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship

The Florence M. Schaffner Endowed Scholarship provides a travel award to an undergraduate or graduate nursing student who is traveling to a developing country for educational purposes.

To apply: Please check the CHHS website for application details in April 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018.

Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship

The Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship benefits an undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Recipients must be full-time students and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Mitchell J. Czoch Endowed Scholarship

The Mitchell J. Czoch award provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing a career with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Preference will be given to students from Luzerne County, PA and Gloucester County, NJ.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Pan American Roundtable Scholarship

The Pan American Roundtable of DC fund provides scholarships to female nursing students who are fluent in Spanish. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Roger Decort Scholarship

The Roger Decort fund provides a scholarship to a full-time, undergraduate or graduate nursing student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Rosemarie C. Brenkus Endowed Scholarship

The Rosemarie C. Brenkus Endowed fund provides a scholarship for an employed registered nurse pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing. Recipients must have a minimum of a 2.8 GPA in nursing courses and a commitment to the nursing profession as demonstrated through a written statement. Full-time, in-state or out-of-state students can apply

To apply: The application period is now open. Please fill out the online Mason Scholarship Application, available through the Office of Financial Aid. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship

The Skolnik Family and Global Health Endowed Fellowship provides a stipend to a student doing research or practice on key issues in the health of poor and marginalized population in low- and middle-income countries. An award is offered yearly to a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate junior or senior (returning for at least one semester) students majoring in Community Health. The recipients may be either in-state or out-of-state residents. International students will need to select a location other than their home country.

To apply: Please check the CHHS website for application details in April 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 703-993-6018.

Schools & Programs