GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

Undergraduate Assistance

Accelerated BSN General Scholarship Fund (Accelerated BSN students only): The George Washington University School of Nursing is providing scholarship for eligible students whom demonstrate their scholarship, leadership/community service and professional vision.

Johnson-Pawlson Scholarship (Accelerated BSN students only): This is a need-based scholarship for a student(s) who demonstrate in an interest in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, and demonstrates this is coursework endeavors. This scholarship is not currently open as it has already been awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Dawson Scholars:  (RN to BSN/MSN students only) – The George Washington University School of Nursing is a proud recipient of an endowment from the Dawson Family to honor Dr. Ellen Dawson’s lasting contributions to the GW’s School of Nursing.  Dr. Dawson's leadership and creativity in her prior role as Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs led to the creation of several programs including the RN to BSN/MSN.  It was their wish to provide tuition support to one or more outstanding students with unmet financial need. The School of Nursing will award varying scholarship packages for our current and new students in Fall and Spring.

James M. Johnston Trust for Charitable Education (RN to BSN/MSN students only) –The George Washington University School of Nursing is a proud recipient of a donation from James M. Johnston Trust Foundation to provide need-based scholarships for Associate Degree-prepared nurses who live or work in medically underserved communities primarily in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. The School of Nursing will award various scholarship packages for our current and new students Fall and Spring ranging from $2,500-$5,000 awards.

To be eligible for a GW School of Nursing Scholarship, applicants must be able to demonstrate their scholarship, leadership/community service and professional vision. Applications are scored based on the submission of an essay, a review of transcripts (already on file), and the submission of a Federal FAFSA form.

Scholarship Deadline: Oct. 7, 2016. Apply here!

W2 Application Process

If you would like to apply for the W2 cohort scholarship opportunity, you must apply for the Accelerated BSN and fulfill any additional requirements MedStar Washington Hospital Center may have. Admission into the W2 cohort requires being accepted by both GW SON and Hospital Center.  For more information about W2, please contact us sonadmit@gwu.edu or 571-553-0138.