Undergraduate Funding & Resources

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From advising and tutoring guidance to providing funding assistance, there are resources available to make the student experience as productive, supportive and enjoyable as possible.


WGSS Program Awards and Scholarships 

Outstanding Contribution by an Undergraduate Major Award

Deadline: March 15; Award Value: $100

This award is open to WGSS majors and acknowledges outstanding commitment to the interests of women by way of activism, service and scholarship. Students may also nominate peers for this award.

To apply, please submit an application to the WGSS Program office (via email or hard copy) that includes:

  • Cover sheet with your full name, address and GWID number
  • WGSS courses you have taken
  • Activities you participate in related to the field
  • Names of two faculty members who have agreed to act as referrals
  • A statement about how your work either helps to advance our knowledge of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies or how activism plays a role in your life

Undergraduate Feminist Scholarship Award

Deadline: March 15; Award Value: $100

This award is open to WGSS majors and minors and acknowledges outstanding undergraduate scholarship. Applicants must submit a paper (via email or hard copy to the WGSS Program office) on a topic related to feminist scholarship.

Submission Requirements

  • Cover sheet with applicant’s full name, address and GWID
  • Paper is a minimum length of seven pages.
  • If previously submitted for a course, paper indicates the name of the course, the name of the professor and any requirements for the paper.


GW Funding and Support

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Student Financial Assistance

Look for scholarships, Federal Work-Study positions, military benefits and other funding assistance.

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Academic Commons

Book peer tutoring or review sessions, research and writing help, step-by-step study strategies, language support and more.

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Center for Career Services

Take advantage of career and job search coaching, self-assessment services, résumé development, networking and more.

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Columbian Women Scholarship

The alumnae group awards annual scholarships to GW students based on academic merit and financial need.