Quinn Fellows Internship Fund, Application Due April 23rd

Quinn Fellows Internship Fund

The Quinn Fellows Fund provides financial support for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing international business internships – overseas or within the U.S., in the public or private sector, and in any type of organization. Each individual award will be up to $5,000.

The funding can be used to supplement an unpaid and/or under-funded internship, and also travel and living costs associated with overseas internships.

The Quinn Fellows program is funded by a generous donation from Mr. Michael Quinn (an alumnus of the Elliott School of International Affairs and a member of the Boards of Advisors of both the Elliott School and the GW School of Business), and administered by GW-CIBER. The application deadline is April 23, 2017.

For eligibility, requirements, and application instructions, please visit the Quinn Fellows Webpage.

 

Columbian Women of The George Washington University Scholarship, Due March 13, 2017

The Columbian Women of The George Washington University scholarship application is now open.  Each year, Columbian Women awards $90,000 in scholarships to women attending GWU. Scholarships are provided to students of all GWU schools; it is not limited to students in Columbian College.

The application can be found at http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37727-The-Columbian-Women-Of-Gwu

Deadline is Monday, 13 March 2017.

The objective of The Columbian Women Scholarship (TUITION ONLY) is to recognize and assist women pursuing a degree program in any field of study at The George Washington University who demonstrate a high level of achievement in academia and a commitment to their chosen profession.

The Columbian Women Scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Applicants are first evaluated for financial need; applicants meeting the need criteria typically have an expected family contribution of less than $10,000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA application prior to applying for a Columbian Women Scholarship.

Awards will only be made for the 2017-2018 academic year. Although award amounts may vary, approximately $90,000 will be awarded in 2017-2018 with most individual awards ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. Scholarship awards will cover tuition costs only.

See www.columbianwomen.org for more information about our organization and our scholarship opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact columbianwomen@gmail.com

You can also join Columbian Women at our Networking Happy Hour at Cities Restaurant & Lounge (19th Street NW) on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 pm. Columbian Women Board, members, and past scholarship recipients will be on hand to answer questions about our organization and our scholarship.  Please RSVP for Happy Hour by emailing columbianwomen@gmail.com

 

Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Each year, candidates apply to the program in efforts to be selected as Finalists. Finalists are then eligible for appointment as Presidential Management Fellows (Fellows; PMFs). The application will launch on November 18, 2016 and close on December 1, 2016. Critical application details are listed on this website: Become a PMF.

MSPM in the KNOW: November 8, 2016

Top 3 for 8 November:

1- Spring 2017 registration began, 2 Nov. If you have not done so, register for spring classes to ensure your seat in the courses you need to graduate. Review your plan in DegreeMAP and/or schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates if you are not sure what courses to take.

Registration in DNSC 6269 PM Application (Capstone) is not available via GWeb. To register, complete and submit a Registration Transaction Form to aesocrates@gwu.edu. The professor’s signature is not required, but you will need to enter all details for the course per the Schedule of Classes. Those in the DE section are required to participate in the residency week scheduled from 15-19 May, 2017.  University Commencement is on Sunday morning, 21 May, on the National Mall. Students are highly encouraged to attend all commencement activities after the residency week.

2- The 10th Circle Project is offering a semi-annual scholarship to all currently enrolled students at the George Washington University. This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1,000 dollars towards costs of education. Apply by 1 December 2016. Application details and the 2016/2017 essay question are available on our website at: http://www.the10thcircle.com/scholarships/

3- Events:

University PM Talk | Friday, 11 November | The George Washington University School of Business | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, Rm. 651 Washington, DC 20052 | 6– 6:30pm Networking | 6:30– 8:30pm PM Talks

PMIWDC Luncheon: It’s a Leadership Thing, Promoting Leadership Through Volunteerism | Wednesday, 16 November | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, Rm. 453 |11:30-Noon Networking |12-1:00pm Presentation 

MSPM 20th Year Celebration | Friday, 9 December | The George Washington University School of Business | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, 6th Floor | Washington, DC 20052 | 5-5:30pm Remembering MSPM’s Early Beginnings | 5:30-7:00pm Networking and Hors D’ Oeuvres  

 

The 10th Circle Project Scholarship, due Dec. 1st!

The 10th Circle Project is offering a semi-annual scholarship to all currently enrolled students at the George Washington University. Apply now through December 1, 2016!  This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1,000 dollars towards costs of education.  All of the application details and the 2016/2017 essay question are available online: http://www.the10thcircle.com/scholarships/

 

Applications for AAUW International Fellowships, Due December 1, 2016

AAUW INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe.  International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, 2016, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year.

Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.

Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Funding: $18,000$30,000

Deadline:
December 1

Learn more.

The Columbian Women Scholarship, Applications Due 14 Mar 2016

The Columbian Women of the George Washington University scholarship application is now open. Each year, Columbian Women awards $90,000 in scholarships to women attending GW. Scholarships are provided to students of all GW schools. Apply by March 14.

See www.columbianwomen.org for more information. If you have any questions, please contact columbianwomen@gmail.com.

The objective of The Columbian Women Scholarship (TUITION ONLY) is to recognize and assist women pursuing a degree program in any field of study at the George Washington University who demonstrate a high level of achievement in academia and a commitment to their chosen profession.

The Columbian Women Scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Applicants are first evaluated for financial need; applicants meeting the need criteria typically have an expected family contribution of less than $10,000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA application prior to applying for a Columbian Women Scholarship.

Awards will only be made for the 2016-2017 academic year. Although award amounts may vary, approximately $90,000 will be awarded in 2016-2017 with most individual awards ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. Scholarship awards will cover tuition costs only. If a scholarship recipient registers for fewer credits than the initial award was given, the amount will be reduced to ensure only tuition costs are covered. The remaining amount will be returned to The Columbian Women. Award recipients (and other applicants) are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.

GW Valor Professional Credentialing Grant, Applications Due 1 Nov 2015

The GW VALOR student growth strategy is to improve access and affordability of a quality GW education for the military and veteran community. There are a myriad of GW VALOR initiatives which support the mission. One such initiative is that the GW VALOR Professional Grant, where GW VALOR reimburses the cost (in the form of a grant) to take the examination for designated credentials.

Applications for tests occurring August 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016 now open. Apply Here. Due November 1, 2015.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Erwin at serwin@gwu.edu , or call (202)-994-0738 .

Eligible Programs

  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Marketing (PCM)
  • Project Management (PMP)
  • Human Resources (PCHR)
  • Nursing (RN/NP)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Law Bar Exam (JD)
  • Paralegal (PCPS)
  • Private Detective and Investigator (PI)
  • Professional Counselor (CPC)
  • Other

Air Traffic Control Association Scholarships

ATCA offers multiple scholarships annually:

  • Category A – Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship
    Students enrolled half- to full-time in a two- to four-year air traffic control program at an institution approved and/or licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as directly supporting the FAA’s college and training initiative.
  • Category B – Lawrence C. Fortier Memorial Scholarship
    Students enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.
  • Category C – Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
    Full-time employees enrolled in advanced study programs to improve their skills in air traffic control or an aviation discipline.
  • Category D – Buckingham Memorial Scholarship
    U.S. citizen, children of air traffic control specialists enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher.

ATCA Scholarships are a great opportunity to get financial assistance for tuition, books or any school related expenses. Paying for college can be challenging so why not get rewarded for all your hard work in the classroom. Visit http://www.atca.org/atca-scholarship for details and deadlines.

MSPM: In the Know, August 4, 2015

Top 3 for 4 Aug

Scholarship Deadline on Friday, 7 Aug
The program will award five $4,000 scholarships to current MSPM students. Deadline is Friday, 7 Aug, at 6 p.m. EDT. Scholarship application and full details available on the blog. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Fall Classes Not Appearing on Blackboard?
Are your fall classes not yet appearing on Blackboard? In most cases, they should not yet appear on Blackboard. Most professors will not open the class materials on Blackboard until the first week of the semester, which begins 31 Aug.

As a reminder, Blackboard is NOT where you should confirm your course registrations. Course registrations should always be confirmed in GWeb.

GW DIT PPMO Project Management Symposium, 21 Sep
Attend the GW DIT Project and Portfolio Management Office Project Management Symposium on Monday, 21 Sep. Registration fee is $60 for GW students. Several members of the MSPM faculty are scheduled to present, including Prof Kwak, Prof Ghosh, and Prof Cioffi. Event is open to all and PDUs will be awarded.