Scholarships for Undergrads

The Schar Scholars scholarship fund supports Schar School undergraduates and fosters the study of Government, International Politics, and Public Administration at Mason. Incoming freshmen are eligible for the award. Four years of support is awarded to eligible Schar School undergraduate students who remain in good standing. 

George Mason scholarship opportunities

Office of Fellowships - George Mason University

DACOR Bacon House Foundation scholarships

DACOR Bacon House Foundation scholarships are awarded for the purpose of encouraging American students to pursue majors and careers in international affairs. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic worthiness and demonstrated need. Applicants must be US citizens and current full-time Mason undergraduate junior and senior level students

The tuition-only scholarship of $6,000 is transferred directly to the student’s tuition account in equal installments of $3,000 in August and December of award year.

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please submit:

  1. a one page (single-spaced) essay explaining your scholarly and career interests in international affairs;
  2. an unofficial transcript;
  3. a letter of recommendation from a Mason faculty member.

These materials should be submitted in hard copy to:

Dr. Ann Ludwick
George Mason University
Schar School of Policy and Government
4400 University Drive – MSN 3F4 / Robinson Hall Room A201
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

Applications are due in early April of each year. Questions? Please contact Dr. Ludwick at

The Beinecke Scholarship