PACTS Scholarship Program

Pathway for Adult-learners, Community college and non-Traditional Students

The PACTS Scholarship program, at The George Washington University, will support bachelor’s degree completion of students transferring from local community colleges to the Integrated Information Science and Technology Program (IIST) offered by the College of Professional Studies.

Up to $10,000 per year for two years is available to talented transfer students who demonstrate financial need. Students have the opportunity to participate in career workshops, mentoring activities and industry visits to enhance their education endeavors at GW, and to explore their academic and career options after graduation.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled in the IIST program, at the Arlington center or the VSTC location
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) during the semesters receiving support
  • Demonstrate academic ability or potential
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the FAFSA application

Students applying to the IIST program should note interest in the scholarship in their application's Statement of Purpose to be considered for the PACTS Scholarship program.