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Brekelmans Legacy Remembered Through Scholarship 5K

The Georgetown Running Club and the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies will hold the first Nina Brekelmans Memorial Scholarship 5K on Saturday. Brekelmans passed away in a house fire in her Dupont Circle home on June 3, 2015, after recently graduating with a Master of Arts in Arab studies[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Paying it Forward

Senior year is not anything like I thought it would be when I first came to Georgetown — in the best way. I’m having the strongest football season of my career. I made it into the famous Donna Brazile’s “Women in American Politics” class. And I accepted the job offer[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Different Metric

While Georgetown’s steep drop from No. 46 to No. 88 in The New York Times’ College Access Index rankings might seem concerning, the rankings do not reveal the full picture. The university has prioritized funding full scholarships and meeting the financial needs of students in spite of a small endowment,[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students signed up to become members of NextGenVest during New Student Orientation the weekend of Aug. 28. The startup advertised their service outside the front gates of the university on O Street.

NextGenVest Teaches Finances, Budgeting

As hundreds of freshmen made their way through Georgetown’s front gates for New Student Orientation this year, they were greeted not only by orientation advisors, but also by representatives from NextGenVest, a New York-based startup that promotes financial literacy. NextGenVest was started by Harvard graduate Kelly Peeler with the aim[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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The Georgetown Scholarship Program has offices in Healy Hall, where it employs student staff and offer guidance for its scholars.

GSP Celebrates 10 Years

Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the Georgetown Scholarship Program, which provides financial aid and a robust support system to 625 students from all 50 states and nine countries, particularly those who come from low-income backgrounds or are first generation college students. According to GSP Program Director Missy Foy (COL[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

University Honors Scholar-Teachers

History professor James Collins, public interest law professor Philip Schrag and the late pharmacology professor Karen Gale will be honored for their dedication to scholarly research and student engagement with the President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers, University President John J. DeGioia announced Friday. “There are some who believe that research[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Veterans Awarded Tillman Scholarship

After the university officially partnered with the Pat Tillman Foundation in May, two graduate students, Wayne Johnson (GRD ’15) and Bonnie Hayes (GRD ’15) were among the 2014 scholar class. The scholarship fund, which was created after the death of NFL player and veteran Pat Tillman, supports the education of[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Grads, Faculty Flock to Fulbright

Georgetown stood among the top producers of Fulbright scholars for the 2012-2013 academic year, with 14 students, faculty and staff receiving the prestigious award, according to a ranking released by The Chronicle of Higher Education on Oct. 28. Of the 61 Georgetown students who applied for Fulbright grants last year,[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments City News, News

DC Offers College Scholarship To Local Low-Income Students

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray recently announced a new scholarship fund for graduates of D.C. high schools who come from low-income families and will be attending universities in the District. Gray set aside $1.59 million in the District’s fiscal year 2013 budget for the fund and has given $1.2 million to[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments City News, News

GU Has 10 Fulbright Winners

Ten Georgetown students have been awarded Fulbright scholarships thus far in this year’s selection process. The recipients, who include seven seniors and three graduate students or recent alumni, will use their scholarships to study in eight countries on four continents, from sites in Jordan and Malaysia to Brazil and Kosovo.[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News