GW Resources

Columbian Women Scholarship informationThe Columbian Women are a group of GW alumnae who offer scholarships to eligible GW students each year.

The Cotlow Project.  Since 1990, the Lewis B. Cotlow Field Research Fund has supported anthropological exploration around the world by GW students.  It was created by a $150,000 bequest from the estate of Lewis Cotlow, an explorer, author, and filmmaker who attended GW. 

Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at the George Washington University are eligible to apply; preference is given to those in anthropology programs but students in other programs who do anthropological work are welcome to apply. 

Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum website is a student-designed website for undergraduate majors who wish to develop the leadership skills necessary to undertake entrepreneurial endeavors.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Subject Specialist at the Gelman Library is our source for finding information regarding women's issues.

Find out about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community at GW at the LGBT Resources Center.

To get more information on graduate programs at GW, including information on receiving an application, go to the Home Page of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences .

The Graduate School Office of The Columbian School of Arts and Sciences is located in the Academic Center (Phillips 107). Elaine Valmonte is the staff person in the Graduate School who helps administer matters such as graduate admissions, and submission of forms leading toward completion of the degree and graduation for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality MA students. Her telephone number is 202-994-8572. Copies of the GW Graduate Student Handbook and Bulletin are available in Phillips 107. 

The Registrar's Office is on the Ground Floor of the Marvin Center at 800 21st St NW. This office has forms for deferring college loans and for registering for consortium courses. It has GW course schedules and schedules for universities in the consortium. After you register by telephone, this office sends you the bill, requesting payment in about 10 days. 

The Access Services Office, where ID cards are obtained, is located in Room 501 of the Marvin Center at 800 21st Street. Student ID cards are necessary in order to check books out of Gelman Library and also to enter certain buildings or attend certain events on campus. Regular Access Services office hours throughout the academic year are Monday through Thursday 9 am to 5 pm.

The office of Student Financial Assistance is at 1922 F St, 4th floor, NW Washington DC, 20052. 

The Smith Center for Athletics is located across the street from Funger Hall on the corner of 22nd and G Streets. It has a swimming pool, basketball courts, and other amenities. It offers aerobics classes and other activities. 

The GW Bookstore is located on the ground floor of the Marvin Center at 21st and H Streets. Many Women's, Gender, and Sexuality faculty order their course books in the GW Bookstore. Others choose to order their books from Lammas, Washington's feminist bookstore. It is located at 1426 21st St, NW. From GW, Lammas is approximately a one-mile walk up 21st Street, or via the metro on the red line to Dupont Circle (Q Street exit). Lammas is a good source of information about women's issues, upcoming events, and job and apartment referrals (ask to see the notebooks). In addition to books, the store sells recordings by women, t-shirts with sassy slogans, and feminist jewelry.