Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship

Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education is a proud institutional partner of the Federal Academic Alliance program, providing scholarships to eligible federal employees across the country.

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Civil servants will receive a 15% scholarship for eligible BGE master’s programs and certificate programs (excluding the Certificate in Advanced Biomedical Sciences with GMU) each academic semester. Recipients remain eligible to receive the scholarship for the duration of their academic program, as long as they remain employed by the federal government.

The Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship application is due 14 days after confirming your intent to enroll in an eligible master’s or certificate program. For example, if you confirm your intent to enroll on the 1st of the month, you must submit your scholarship application by midnight on the 15th of the month.

  1. Submit the online application to an eligible BGE master’s program or certificate program (excluding the Certificate in Advanced Biomedical Sciences with GMU).
  2. In the online application under the Application Details section, please select “Federal Government” from the menu in response to this question: Are you affiliated with or are you applying in conjunction with an organization or program listed below?
  3. Be admitted and confirm your intention to enroll.
  4. Submit the Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship Application within two weeks of confirming your intention to enroll in an eligible program. In this application, you will need to upload your Federal Leave and Earnings Statement certifying your employment with the Federal Government.

Note: Dependents and family members do not qualify for tuition benefits under this agreement.

If you have any questions regarding your Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship Application, please contact bgestudentservices@georgetown.edu.

Christina VanBuren

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