College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.


School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Application due June 15, 2019 for consideration

PhD students must submit fellowship applications by June 15, 2019 for consideration for the following academic year.

Expected number of credit hours:

* = Required

Eligibility requirements:

  • All PhD students taking 9 credit hours are eligible for a fellowship
  • Students with 20 hour graduate assistantships who are taking 6 credits
  • Students in first year of EDUC 998 and no longer than 2nd year of 999 as long as they are taking the # of credits required by the program and have no coursework left to take.
  • Full time students taking their last remaining credits before advancing to candidacy

Each academic year, the College of Education and Human Development awards a limited number of fellowships from funds allocated by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Checks are distributed by Accounts Payable after the last schedule adjustment day in each semester.