2020 Mason Scholarships

Mason net price is at $19,245.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of George Mason University. Mason awards an average of $19,750.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Mason students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Fairfax, then those costs could be even higher.

61% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,567.00. Furthermore, 28% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,735.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to George Mason University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Mason while others are open to Mason students, though not exclusive to George Mason University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for George Mason University students?

There are 7 scholarships totaling $7,400.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 7 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for George Mason University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the George Mason University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include George Mason University study abroad scholarships, George Mason University transfer scholarships, and George Mason University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Mason study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Mason study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Mason transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to George Mason University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Mason transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Mason transfer scholarships.

Are these Mason scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Howard Ruben Bloch Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who is majoring in economics. Financial need based on FAFSA required.

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$1,000.00 November 1 Apply Now

Katherine Bernard Endowed Scholarship

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be re-entering the job market due to necessity, i.e. death of spouse, divorce, etc. Re-entry may be applied to a woman who is already in the job market but needs additional skills as well as someone new to the job market.

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$1,000.00 November 1 Apply Now

Samuel J. and Daphonal T. Bell Scholarship

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student. Demonstration of academic merit and financial need are required.

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$2,000.00 November 1 Apply Now

DeLaski Scholarship Endowment

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in music, dance, or theatre. Financial need required.

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$1,000.00 November 1 Apply Now

Carter-Hunter Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be an undergraduate student. Demonstration of academic merit and financial need are required.

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$400.00 November 1 Apply Now

Annetta Hyde Gibson Scholarship

Sponsor by George Mason University Location 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is diabetic. Letter of recommendation and medical verification is also required with application.

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$1,000.00 November 1 Apply Now

Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute

Sponsor by Arlington Community Foundation Location Arlington Community Foundation, Arlington, VA

Applicant must be a high school senior from an Arlington Public School who has served the elderly through community service and will attend either George Mason or Marymount University.

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$1,000.00 February 10 Apply Now