2015 Student AwardsCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate Awards

Dean's Challenge Fellowship

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

  • Jennifer Green
  • Julie Grieco
  • Megann Kaiser
  • Brenda MacArthur
  • James Meaden
  • Alisa Russell
  • Xiaoyun Wu
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Undergraduate Awards

Dean's Challenge Scholarship

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

  • Natalia Arancibia
  • Dillon Berger
  • Vanessa Cardenas
  • Morgan Ellison
  • Mark Cameron Hatcher
  • Ghizlane Moustaid
  • Sarah Solano
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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.

  • Kaitlyn Ries
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Freshman Academic Achievement Scholarship

The Freshman Academic Achievement Scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen who have excelled academically at George Mason University.

  • Wesley Brown
  • Phebe Ciemny
  • Ashley Cook
  • Sharayah Crossgrove
  • Kelley Dugan
  • Christina Flores
  • Celesta Hauser
  • Malia High
  • Asha Jones
  • Megan Paquarell
  • Jacqueline Sison
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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.

  • Allison Dillon
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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.

  • Denise Fedlan
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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.

  • Ruthann Clay
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