Application Information

Students must apply the semester prior to the program.  The application committee will select between 20 and 30 students to be Global Politics Fellows for the coming semester.  Alternates may also be selected depending on the applicant pool.

Students must meet the following requirements to apply for the program:

  • Have completed at least 45 college credits (60 credits completed prior to beginning the program)
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.
  • Have completed or are enrolled in GOVT 132 or GOVT 133.

The application consists of 4 parts:

  • The GPF Application
  • Essay of 300-500 words on why you should be selected as a Fellow
  • Resume
  • Transcript from your courses taken at George Mason (official or unofficial)

Submit completed applications by email to

Fall 2022 applications are due April 8th, 2022.