Scholarships

Scholarships

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

Entrance Scholarship

(Merit Based)

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

Entrance Scholarship

(Need Based)

$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 3.5 or above

2020 Fall Semester:

July 17, 2020

 

2021 Spring Semester:

February 5, 2021

For Current Students
Scholarship
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, Faculty Letter of Recommendation Full-time enrollment

Eligible students will receive emails in March and September.

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

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
January 6, 2020
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
January 6, 2020
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
Resident Advisor $1,000 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
Being selected as a participant in Student Affairs program
Commitment to improving the housing experience for fellow students N/A

Spring Semester:
May 25, 2020

Fall Semester:
November 25, 2020

Chingu Program $1,000 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
Being selected as a participant in Student Affairs program
Commitment to improving the social experience for fellow students N/A

Spring Semester:
May 25, 2020

Fall Semester:
November 25, 2020

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 Varies based on need Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher Financial need N/A

Spring Semester:
the first Friday in January

Fall Semester:
the first Friday in July

MK Continuing Student Covid-19 Support Grant $500 per semester: only applicable to Fall 2020 & Spring 2021

All continuing students enrolled in Full time status of 12 credits or more.

MK Way students not eligible

All continuing students enrolled in Full time status of 12 credits or more.

MK Way students not eligible.

Continuous enrollment None-Grant amount will be automatically applied to student invoices for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
MK-IBK Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Up to 2,000,000 KRW

Only in Fall 2020

All continuing students.

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

Financial Need

Students can only receive support from this fund during one semester For tuition support: July 31st, 2020
All other forms of support (medical, books, meals, etc…) : 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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