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

 

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/

 

MSPM: In the Know, February 16, 2016

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‘Student Leader Spotlight’ Twitter Competition
Please consider participating in the ‘Student Leader Spotlight’ Twitter competition. It is a wonderful opportunity to think about your own leadership goals and possibly win a gift card, as well as recognition for you, your program, and GWSB. AACSB, the accrediting body for business schools, is launching a Twitter competition designed to highlight how students are getting involved and dreaming big. 100 winners will be selected and have a chance to win a $100 gift card! Tweet your response to the following question:
“Your AACSB-accredited institution is preparing you for the world. What kind of leader will you be? How will you make your mark?”
Use #AACSBleads in your response to be entered to win. Complete contest rules available online.
#GWSB @gwbusiness #GWSBProud

The Columbian Women of GW Scholarship, Applications Due 14 Mar
The Columbian Women of GW scholarship application period 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 14 Mar. See www.columbianwomen.org for eligibility criteria and more information. Contact columbianwomen@gmail.com with questions.

Student Responsibilities: Continuous Enrollment
Students are responsible for knowing and following policies and procedures, which may be found in the University Bulletin, GWSB Bulletin section, and the MSPM Student Handbook. Per these sources, students are required to maintain continuous enrollment once they enter a degree program. A student is considered to be continuously enrolled when registered for courses through GW or when registered for an approved leave of absence. Enrollment required in fall and spring semesters, summer semester enrollment is not required. Failure to take such action requires students to make a formal application for reinstatement.

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.

MSPM: In the Know, December 1, 2015

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Scholarships for Spring 2016, 11 Dec Application Deadline
The program will award five scholarships to current students, each in the amount of $4,000. Details on the application process, the guidelines, and criteria are available on the blog. Applications due on Friday, 11 Dec, by 6 p.m. EST. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Spring 2016 Course Updates
Registration remains open for spring 2016 courses. Register via GWeb immediately to secure a seat in your required courses. Non-MSPM students on the wait list for core courses will be allowed to register December 15. Secure your seat before the seat is given to those on the wait list.

Update on DNSC electives – the campus section of DNSC 6290 Communication Strategies in Project Management, section 13, was cancelled. The DE section will continue to run as scheduled, though.
Textbook information is available through the GW Campus Store website. Search for your course via the website to verify the required textbooks.

GW Tourism Alumni Network Cocktails and Connections, 3 Dec
The GW Tourism Alumni Network invites all graduate students and alumni to their Cocktails and Connections event on Thursday, 3 Dec. The event will take place at Tonic, 2036 G St, NW, from 6-7 p.m. Food and drinks will be provided, register online to attend.

MSPM: In the Know, November 25, 2015

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Spring 2016 Scholarships for Current MSPM Students, 11 Dec Application Deadline
Scholarship funding is available for current MSPM students in spring 2016. The program will award five scholarships, each in the amount of $4,000. Application deadline is Friday, 11 Dec, 6 p.m. EST. Review application materials in detail for the full list of guidelines, eligibility criteria, and the complete application process. Late applications or those that do not comply with the instructions will not be considered for an award, no exceptions.
2016 Commencement Schedule Now Available
The commencement schedule for May 2016 is now available. Full details on the GW School of Business Celebration is available at http://business.gwu.edu/commencement/. The GW Commencement details are available at http://commencement.gwu.edu/. Graduates from fall 2015, spring 2016, and summer 2016 are invited to participate in the commencement events. Monitor the two websites for updates. The program will also provide updates as we approach key dates.

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.

Global Leadership Lab for International Emerging Leaders in Development and Nonprofit Sector

Atlas Corps Scholars’ Global Leadership Labs

Deadline for application: August 14

YNPNdc and Atlas Corps are excited to offer scholarships and registration discounts to YNPNdc members for the Global Leadership Lab.

A four-day leadership development program held three times a year, the Global Leadership Lab is tailored to international emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector. This program teaches new skills and hones existing skills to create a strong foundation for effective leadership. A variety of comprehensive topics and renowned guest speakers will educate and motivate emerging leaders to reach their full potential and become compelling forces for social change.

Why should you apply?

  • Access to network of Global Changemakers with a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise.
  • Access to cutting edge non-profit management curriculum custom-made for development professionals by Atlas Corps & Deloitte consulting.
  • Access to other learning opportunities either through long distance learning or webinars.
  • Invitation to take ownership and help improve the Scholars Program based on your experience.
  • A certificate of completion will be issued to the scholars after completion of the four-day training modules.

Dates, Pricing, Workshop Details, and How to Apply

Scholars participate in 4-day immersions side-by-side with Atlas Corps Fellows from over 70 countries. Past speakers have included Brian Gallagher, CEO of United Way, Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation, and Carrie Radelet, Director of the Peace Corps. Topics include:

  • Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship (September 21-24, 2015)
  • Project and Financial Management (January 25-28, 2016)
  • Marketing and Communications (May 23-26, 2016)

The tuition for each training is normally $900 for one immersion (four full days) or $2,400 for three immersions (12 full days). However, YNPN members will receive a 33% discount and can attend one four-day immersion for only $600 and all three immersions (12 days) for only $1,600.

Additionally, the first two members to apply will be eligible for 50% scholarships!

Applications for the September Immersion are due August 14. For more information email Harriet Kezaabu at training@atlascorps.org, or take a look at the program’s flyer.

MSPM: In the Know, August 4, 2015

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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.

MSPM: In the Know, July 21, 2015

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Fall 2015 Textbook List
The textbook list for fall 2015 courses is now available on the blog at www.gwprojectmanagement.org. If you have questions about the books listed and different versions available, contact the professor for the course directly to discuss.
Interested in sharing or selling your books to a classmate? Interested in buying a used book from a classmate? Post your available books or book needs on the Facebook page or LinkedIn group.

Lockers
Lockers will be available to graduate students on a first-come first-serve basis in the fall 2015 semester. Lockers are located outside of the Graduate Lounge on the 5th floor of Duques Hall. Request a locker via http://goo.gl/z2AH8D. You may begin requesting lockers on the first day of the semester, 31 Aug, at 9 a.m. EDT, no earlier. Lockers are available for $35 per semester (small) or $65 per semester (large). Payment may be made via check or money order.

Scholarships Available, 7 Aug Deadline
Scholarship funding is available for current MSPM students in the fall 2015 semester. The program will award five $4,000 scholarships to currently enrolled students. Full details on the scholarship eligibility criteria, application requirements, and deadlines are available on www.gwprojectmanagement.org.

Applicants are encouraged to utilize the University Writing Center or the English for Academic Purposes Program to ensure they put forth a graduate-level writing effort. Applications and/or essays received with spelling errors, poor grammar, or formatting issues receive less consideration than those that exhibit graduate-level writing.