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Our students inspire us daily with their determination to tackle the world’s toughest challenges. Here at Elliott, our mission is to help them realize this vision through an education that prepares them to lead with knowledge, skill, and moral compass. We invite you to share our goal. Your support contributes to a better future for all. 



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Over $11 Million Raised


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52 Donor Funded Scholarships


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Over 1,100 Donors



How You Can Help

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Your gift has tremendous impact, amplifying the student experience in the classroom and beyond, furthering scholarly excellence, and energizing the Elliott School’s outstanding research institutes.

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A GW tradition for nearly four decades, the Senior Class Gift Campaign enriches this legacy. Your gift to the campaign ensures that future generations also will receive an exceptional education. 


Support Elliott

Your gift reaches the world, strengthening programs that help shape a more peaceful and prosperous global society. Contributions to the Elliott Dean’s Fund enhance student learning, on campus and across the map. You can also share our mission by contributing to the GW Power and Promise Fund for the Elliott School or through support for our renowned research institutes.


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George Washington University offers a range of vehicles for philanthropic giving. To learn about these, visit GW’s main giving page.

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Around the world, our talented network of alumni is making a positive difference in the world. To explore your options to get involved, visit our school alumni page and the GW alumni website.


The Power of Giving


"What I want to do with my Elliott School master's degree is to go back home - South Sudan - and work to promote peace, reconciliation and conflict resolution."

Atem Malak, MA '18

Fellowship Recipient

Philanthropy News

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New scholarship initiative clears path to success

Lydia Schalles, BA ’19, knew a degree from GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs would take her far — and she was right. After graduation, she was hired by the U.S. Department of Defense to work on internationally focused projects. “Without a scholarship, I wouldn’t have been able to go to a school like GW.”