Scholarships

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At George Mason Korea, we are committed to keeping our educational opportunities as accessible as possible, through the provision of student scholarships and other funding opportunities. This table provides a summary of details for scholarships and funding opportunities available to George Mason University Korea students.

If you would like to read more about a particular opportunity, please click on the program link or refer to the complete information beneath this table.

 

Program

Award / Semester

Requirements for Application

Selection Criteria

Requirements for Retention

Deadline/Due Date

For Prospective Students

Merit-based Entrance Scholarship

 

$1,000 – $7,500 / semester, up to six semesters

(Mason  Korea Campus only)

Application to George Mason University

Includes, but is not limited to, GPA, essay, and interview

Full-time enrollment

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above

Each semester’s application window

Need-based Entrance Scholarship

 

$1,000 – $3,000 / semester, up to six semesters

(Mason  Korea Campus only)

Admitted to George Mason University Korea

Application for Need-Based Entrance Scholarship

Includes, but is not limited to, application essay, supporting documents to prove financial situation, and interview

Full-time enrollment

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above

Each semester’s application window

For Current Students

Scholarship

Patriot Access Scholarship

 

Varies based on need

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Financial need

Full-time enrollment

Proof of Financial Difficulty

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above

July 12, 2021

Merit Scholarship

$2,000 / semester, up to two semesters

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Academic achievement

Full-time enrollment

Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

The application will open in Winter 2021

Dean's Merit Scholarship

$2,000

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Must have accumulated at least 30 credit hours by awarding of scholarship, but not to apply

Academic achievement

Full-time enrollment

Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

Replaces current Merit Scholarship, with application beginning at the end of Spring 2022 and awards made for the Fall 2022 semester

Leadership Scholarship

$2,000 / semester, up to two semesters

Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher

Leadership achievement

Full-time enrollment

Presentation of recent leadership activities

The application will open in Winter 2021

Freshman Achievement Award

$500 – 1,000 / semester, for one semester

First semester GPA of 3.7 or higher

Attend Celebration of Achievement event

Transcript, Resume, Personal Statement

Full-time enrollment

Eligible students will receive emails in March and September.

Application forms will be provided at the Celebration of Achievement Event.

Fairfax Progression Scholarship

$2,000 to 6000 / semester, up to two semesters

Approval to Transition to Fairfax campus

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

All applicants with good academic standing will be selected 

Full-time enrollment

Students approved for Fairfax transition will be reviewed for this scholarship automatically.

No separate application is needed.

Other Funding Opportunities

Community Service Scholarship:

Resident Advisor,

Patriot Activities Council

$1,000

Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

Being selected as a participant in the Student Affairs program

Commitment to improving the on-campus experience for fellow students

N/A

Spring Semester:
April 12, 2021

Fall Semester:
October 11, 2021

Student Engagement Scholarship

Varies based on the position

$300 annually to $1,000 annually)

RSO Representatives

Members of Student Council

Reviewed by Student Leader Position

Full-time enrollment

Each semester Starting Fall 2021  

Student Conference Travel Fund

Max. $3,000

Full-time undergraduates

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Reviewed case-by-case basis

Submission of reports and all original receipts after returning from the travel

On a rolling basis

Stay Mason Fund

Varies based on need

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Financial need

Full-time enrollment

For tuition support:

June 28, 2021

All other forms of emergency support: on a rolling basis

MK-IBK Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Up to 2,000,000 KRW

Only in Fall 2021

All continuing students.

Available for students who have completed at least one semester at Mason Korea

Financial Need

Full-time enrollment

Proof of Financial Difficulty due to COVID-19

For tuition support:

June 28, 2021

All other forms of emergency support: on a rolling basis

*Funds from the scholarship programs above might not be available for students to use for their semesters in Fairfax campus.

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