2014 Student AwardsCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences

Undergraduate Awards

Dean's Challenge Scholarship - Undergraduate

The Dean's Challenge Scholarship recognizes exceptional undergraduate students who have excelled while making academically-challenging choices.

  • Philip Abbruscato
  • Maria Curras
  • Julia Douglas
  • Laura Feild
  • Jennifer Nakamura
  • Madison Spagnolo
  • Andrew Weisberg
  • Alan Williams
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First-Sweitzer Scholarship

The First-Sweitzer Scholarship is given to an academically outstanding first-year, full-time student. This renewable award is funded through the generosity of Douglas First and Sandra Sweitzer First.

  • Jessica Sturges
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First Year Academic Achievement Scholarship

The First Year Academic Achievement Award is awarded to first-time freshmen who have excelled academically at George Mason University.

  • Bryce Arritt
  • Athman Athman
  • Caitlin Bitzer
  • Elizabeth Dupuis
  • Nia Emerson
  • Michael Kamel
  • Heather Longfellow
  • Hannah Matangos
  • Chukwuemeka Mbawuike
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Robert R. Thomas, Jr. Scholarship

The Robert R. Thomas Jr. Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate transfer student with exceptional academic achievements during the first semester at George Mason University.

  • Ryan Hampton
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Scott A. Duane and Jami L. Duane-Brady Scholarship

The Scott A. Duane and Jami L. Duane-Brady Scholarship was established in 2012. It is awarded annually to an undergraduate student who has overcome a challenge to get to or succeed in college. It is funded through the generosity of Jerry D. and Turla E. Duane in memory of their son Scott and in honor of their daughter Jami.

  • Sofia Schersei
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Mary's Scholarship for Homelessness Awareness and Advocacy

Rewards a student's service project and/or academic research work on homelessness awareness and advocacy.

  • Kathryn Thompson
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Dean's Distinction for Public Service, Superior Contribution

To recognize and reward the public service of students within the college, the dean has established the Dean's Distinction for Public Service.

If you are a student who volunteers your time to help improve your community, you are invited to apply for this distinction. The "community" you serve can be local, regional, national, or international.

  • Stephanie Stryker
  • Heleena Winter
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