Programs : Brochure
GEO Global Perspectives Scholarship (Scholarship Program)
- Program Terms: Cycle 1 (WT/SP/CY), Cycle 2 (SM/FL/AY)
- Restrictions: Mason applicants only
- Dates / Deadlines
The Global Perspectives Scholarship is a need- and merit-based scholarship open to George Mason University students participating in a Global Education Office (GEO) sponsored summer or winter program ONLY. Scholarship awards are designed to supplement a student's funds during the program.
In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete the Questionnaire for GEO Scholarships. In completing the Questionnaire, applicants must address the following information:
Scholarship applicants must also have an active program application before they will be considered for the scholarship.
Recipients will be selected twice per year:
In carefully considering applications, the Global Education Office (GEO) Scholarship Committee looks for applicants who have a strong academic record, demonstrate financial need, and are passionate about study abroad and their programs in particular.
Recipients and non-recipients will be notified about the scholarship award decision prior to final exams.
Recipients must sign and comply with GEO’s Scholarship Terms and Conditions. Once students sign the Terms and Conditions, scholarship awards are processed. Funds are posted to Mason student accounts and become available for the program term according to financial aid rules and regulations.
If a student cancels participation in the program prior to departure, scholarship funds will not be posted to the student’s account or, if posted, will be removed and the award cancelled. If the program is cancelled, scholarship funds posted to the student’s account will be removed and the award cancelled. In the event that a student withdraws from and fails to complete the study abroad program, the student will be required to return the scholarship in full to the Global Education Office.
Students are invited to apply for all of the Global Education Office (GEO) scholarships for which they are eligible. The Global Education Office (GEO) is committed to assisting as many students as possible. Therefore, preference will be given to students with financial need and/or who have not received previous funding from the Global Education Office (GEO).
During or upon return from the study abroad program, GEO scholarship recipients are required to provide the following:
For questions or additional information, please contact GEO Staff at email@example.com.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Cycle 1 (WT/SP/CY)||2022||11/10/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|NOTE: Note: Use this application for programs taking place in winter.|
|Cycle 2 (SM/FL/AY)||2022||03/10/2022 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.