The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Scholarship is a merit scholarship awarded to one current George Mason University student who has transferred from Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC). The recipient will have shown significant academic achievement while at Mason and a high level of involvement in the Mason community.
The selected recipient of this scholarship will receive $1000.00 applicable to the Fall 2022 semester.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:
- Current Mason student who has transferred from NVCC
- Must have a Mason cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Must have completed at least 12 credits at Mason
- Must demonstrate a high level of involvement within the Mason Community*
- Must be planning to attend Mason in the Fall 2022 semester
Preference may be given to students with financial need as verified by Mason’s Financial Aid Office.
*Applicants should explain their extraordinary involvement in and impact on the Mason community in as much detail as possible. Please be specific about how your involvement has had an impact on the broader Mason community, above and beyond students’ normal level of engagement at Mason. Include details on when this engagement took place and why it is important. Many applications are received for the one scholarship and the committee focuses the most on the level of involvement and impact on the Mason community, after ensuring all the minimum criteria are met.
Must apply by February 24, 2022, 11:59 pm
The winner of the scholarship will be selected by a committee composed of members of the University who have an interest and work with Mason transfer students.
The winner will be notified by March 15.
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