Grants and Awards

Students Pitch IT-Related Concepts at Pragmatics Pitch IT Competition

Posted: April 17, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2015 at 1:54 pm

Program helps student entrepreneurs with a promising business idea and a preliminary prototype or proof of concept.

2015 Teaching Excellence Award Winners Honored

Posted: April 14, 2015 at 10:07 am, Last Updated: April 15, 2015 at 9:14 am

The Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence announced its 2015 award winners at a ceremony Monday, April 13, at the Center for the Arts.

$10,000 Awarded to an Eclectic Assortment of Mason Inventions

Posted: April 14, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: April 13, 2015 at 5:52 pm

Magnetic phone case, computer controller for autistic children and a hay baling robot take business competition prizes.

Golf Classic Moves Alumni Chapter Toward Goal

Posted: April 14, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 13, 2015 at 2:36 pm

The Black Alumni Chapter was the first alumni group to endow a scholarship for current students and has now presented three awards.

Petricoin named Innovator of the Year by Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce

Posted: April 9, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2015 at 11:36 am

Best known for his innovative work in personalized medicine, George Mason University researcher Emanuel “Chip” Petricoin, is this year’s Innovator of the Year by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. The inaugural Greater Washington Innovator Awards will be held April 20. “I am extremely honored to have been chosen as the 2015 Innovator of the Year…

Scholarship Dinner Showcases Students

Posted: April 8, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 9, 2015 at 10:47 am

During fiscal year 2014, Mason awarded scholarship to 774 students, totaling more than $1.7 million, funded by more than 2,000 donors.