Funding for International Students

International students have unique opportunities for funding their education at the Trachtenberg school.

General Information for International Students

International students who wish to pursue a degree at the Trachtenberg School are encouraged to contact the International Services Office (ISO) for guidance on many topics including funding your education, finding housing in the D.C. area and transitioning to life at GW. A resource students may find particularly helpful is the Step Into the World brochure (PDF).

Fellowships and Scholarships

The Global Leaders Fellowship

This fellowship is offered through the Office of Graduate Student Assistance and Fellowships (OGSAF) and is intended for incoming international students from a list of specific countries who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned at GW to be leaders in their field. Students must hold an F-1 or J-1 visa and be from one of the following countries or regions. This fellowship covers up to 18 credit hours for the academic year and is renewable.

Scholarship Aid for International Graduate Students

International students from strategic countries who are studying on an F1 visa may receive up to $24,000 in tuition awards per academic year from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS).