George Mason University

Mason Scholarships

Applying for a scholarship at Mason could not be easier! Scholarships are considered FREE money that will help you pay for college expenses.

Mason Scholarship Application

The 2017-2018 Mason Scholarship Application process is now closed.

Students selected to receive a Mason Scholarship will be notified by email in late summer.

How to Qualify

Returning Undergraduate or Admitted Transfer Students

To qualify, students must:

  • Have a Mason student ID (G #)
  • Have a valid Mason e-mail address
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Maintain enrollment of at least six credits each semester for most scholarships
  • Have 2017-2018 FAFSA on file to determine eligibility for need-based scholarships
  • Be currently enrolled in an academic college or school at Mason
  • DACA students must complete the 2017-2018 Alternate Needs Assessment Form (for Non-FAFSA Filers)
Admitted Graduate Students

To qualify, students must be enrolled in one of these programs:

  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • School of Business
  • Schar School of Policy and Government
  • College of Humanities and Social Science

Students must also:

  • Have Mason student ID (G#)
  • Have a valid Mason e-mail address
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must maintain enrollment of at least six credits each semester for most scholarships
  • Must have 2017-2018 FAFSA on file to determine eligibility for need-based scholarships

Help with Awardspring

For help with using Awardspring, please see the Mason Scholarship Application student guide.