The George Washington Award

The George Washington Award

The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students is accepting nominations for the 2015 George Washington Award. Members of the GW community are encouraged to submit nominations for students, faculty, and/or staff members who have made exceptional contributions to advance the university towards realization of the following objectives:

  • Utilization of the university's historical, geographical, and functional relationship to the nation’s capital and the Washington, DC community;
  • Enhancement and development of students' abilities;
  • Provision of superior instruction and academic facilities;
  • Provision of a balanced program of student extracurricular activities;
  • Demonstration of exceptional competence, integrity, and goodwill in the performance of university responsibilities.

Nominate someone for the 39th annual George Washington Award today!

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm on Friday, March 6, 2015.

For more details, contact the Division of Student Affairs by email to


GW Award Winners Honored at Commencement

A professor, a graduating senior, and a medical student were honored for their contributions to the George Washington University community with the prestigious George Washington Award.