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The School of Integrative Studies (SIS, formerly New Century College) connects students to a world of possibilities beyond the traditional college experience. Housed within the College of Humanities and Social Science, SIS provides students with the courses, engaged scholarship, tools and real-world learning opportunities that will bring their learning to life, and ultimately prepare them to enter the workforce. The generosity of our alumni and friends provides opportunities for students, support for SIS's programs, and helps to ensure the continued growth and success of our college.

You may make a gift to the School of Integrative Studies through one or more of the following giving opportunities:

A general gift to the School of Integrative Studies supports the students, faculty, and programs that make SIS such a unique community.

The Lucas Leadership Scholarship Endowment was established in 2013 to recognize the importance of positive, effective leadership and honor the legacy of former Associate Dean Nance Lucas. This scholarship will be awarded to an SIS student who demonstrates exceptional leadership and ethics in all areas of academic and personal life.

The SIS Scholarship Fund provides funding for student scholarships.

The SIS Founders Scholarship Endowment established in 2015 to honor the commitment and service of two of SIS's founding faculty members, Professors John O’Connor and Michael Randy Gabel. The scholarship will be used to support students who are passionate about making a difference in their communities, engaged in addressing some of the most complex social problems and committed to experiential and integrative learning. 

The SIS First-Generation Scholarship is open to George Mason University students enrolled in Integrative Studies or Environmental Sustainability Studies degrees, who are the first in their immediate family to pursue an undergraduate education (e.g. neither parent/guardian have completed a four-year degree in the United States). Awards are given in consideration of financial need.

The Jon Sultan Creative Writing Award recognizes one first year, integrative studies student who demonstrates both critical thinking and versatility in his or her writing. The award is named in honor of Jon Sultan, a former integrative studies student. 

The Drs. Surya and Cecil Howard Memorial Award Fund was created in memory of Drs. Surya & Cecil Howard, parents of SIS faculty Dr. Susan Howard, with the mission to provide support for undergraduate students who are immigrants or children of immigrants majoring in Integrative Studies (INTS) to buy textbooks, supplies, and incidentals.

You may make a gift to the School of Integrative Studies online by clicking the button below and completing the form. 

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All gifts to the George Mason University Foundation are tax deductible as provided by law. The Mason Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of the university.