Funding a Master's Degree

Each year, Biomedical Graduate Education attracts more than 500 exceptional master’s students to its 26 certificate and master’s programs. No matter your aspirations, Georgetown’s biomedical graduate programs can help you attain your goals. Your investment in a master’s degree at Biomedical Graduate Education can pay dividends to your academic and professional career goals. 

The Office of Biomedical Graduate Education offers partial merit-aid tuition scholarships. We encourage all students to explore the availability of outside funding, such as grants, financial aid, federal or private student loans, or government scholarships.

How to Accept your Merit-Based Award from the Office of Biomedical Graduate Education

To accept your award, complete the following steps:

  • You will receive your award letter through the admissions portal where you access your admissions letter.
  • Review your award letter.
  • Initial in the indicated areas to confirm that you have read the required materials.
  • Sign and date the bottom of your award letter.
  • Make a copy of your signed award letter and keep it for your records.
  • Return your signed award letter to BGE (Biomedical Graduate Education) Office of Student Services by the deadline indicated on your award letter.

The Recipient Obligations Statement provides further details regarding award types, policies, limitations, and other funding information.

BGE Office of Student Services
SE 109, Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Fax: 202-687-2359

Note to International Students
International students must hold a visa status that permits them to receive the award. Awards will not be given to students who are ineleigible based on visa status. Those holding a valid F-1 or J-1 status sponsored by Georgetown University are eligible for any of the awards offered by the Office of Biomedical Graduate Education.

Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) Scholarships

BGE Master’s Merit-Based Tuition Scholarships

A limited number of partial merit-based tuition scholarships are awarded by the Office of Biomedical Graduate Education on the recommendation of individual programs. Please contact your individual program regarding this scholarship.

DMV (DC/MD/VA) Hoyas Biomedical Academic Scholarship
Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) provides special award opportunities to encourage local talent to stay local as they pursue biomedical graduate education. BGE is pleased to announce the launch of its “DMV (DC/MD/VA) Hoyas Biomedical Academic Scholarship” program with the intention to attract high quality graduates from DC/MD/VA schools.

Hoyas for Science Scholarship
This scholarship will provide partial tuition assistance for up to 1 year (distributed at the beginning of each semester, up to 2 semesters maximum) to a maximum of ten newly admitted underrepresented minority students who have graduated from one of the designated Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Ignatian Hoya Biomedical Academic Scholarship
This scholarship will provide a partial tuition assistance credit of $15,000 (awarded to the student via their student account as $7,500/semester over a maximum of 2 semesters) to a maximum of 10 (ten) newly admitted students. The scholarship will be offered to selected eligible newly admitted students for the duration of their program who have graduated (or are in their final year) from a Jesuit college/university and who represent the Ignatian ideals in their personal accomplishments. Eligible and qualified students will have a record of superior academic achievement (including factors such as grade point average, honors, or other designation), show a commitment to biomedical research and graduate studies at the Master’s level, and demonstrate their commitment to Jesuit ideals and call to service through an essay.

For more scholarship opportunities, please visit our Scholarship and Financial Aid page.

Travel Grants

MCGSO Travel Grants
The Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO) provides travel grants to biomedical graduate students to advance their scientific education by promoting attendance at academic conferences and research forums.

GSAS Conference Travel Grants
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences supports the professional development of graduate students by providing Conference Travel Grants to both master’s and doctoral students on the Main Campus and at the Medical Center.

Student Employment

Student Employment Office
Official Georgetown Student Employment Office.

Guidelines for On-Campus Employment for International Students
Please speak to your program and your Office of Global Services advisor to discuss your options for employment.

Offices & Departments

Office of Student Financial Services

Office of Billing and Payment Services

Office of Global Services
Suite 210, Car Barn 3520 Prospect Street, N.W. Washington D.C. 20057-1013

BGE Office of Student Services
SE 109, Medical-Dental Building 3900 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20057