2020 Student Awards | School of Integrative Studies

Undergraduate Awards

Academic Excellence Award | View all previous awardees »

The Academic Excellence Awards are given at our degree celebration each year.  The awards are based on grade point average as calculated in March for graduating students.

  • Margaret Auld , BA, Integrative Studies - Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession
  • Helena Cho, BA, Integrative Studies - Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession
  • Madeleine Macklin, BIS, Bachelor of Individualized Study
  • Abigail Rodriguez, BA, Integrative Studies - Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession
  • Katherine Russell, BA, Environmental and Sustainability Studies

School of Integrative Studies Outstanding Graduate | View all previous awardees »

This award is given at our degree celebration each year to graduating students who have greatly contributed to the life of the college and university. These students embody the values and teachings of the School of Integrative Studies and show the promise of using what they’ve learned to make the world a better place. Students are nominated by faculty or other students or can self-nominate when the call for nominations is made near the start of the spring semester each year.

  • Sarah Crossen, BA, Integrative Studies - Women and Gender Studies

Jon Sultan Writing Award | View all previous awardees »

The Jon Sultan Writing Award was established by Jon's parents in loving memory of their son who was an integral part of the first Integrative Studies cohort in 1995. Among his many wonderful qualities, Jon was a gifted writer who was planning a career in teaching writing. This award is presented annually to recognize achievement and encourage the development of outstanding writing talent among School of Integrative Studies students.

Students are nominated by faculty based on their writing. The School of Integrative Studies is grateful to Jon Sultan's parents who established this generous award.

  • Ahmed Aisha, BA, Integrative Studies - Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession

Lucas Leadership Scholarship | View all previous awardees »

The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) Lucas Leadership Scholarship honors the contribution and leadership of Dr. Nance Lucas during her tenure as Associate Dean. This scholarship is open to George Mason University students enrolled in Integrative Studies or Environmental Sustainability Studies degrees. Scholarship is awarded as $1,000. 

  • Yassmin Salem, BA, Integrative Studies - Individualized

Experiential Learning Scholarship | View all previous awardees »

The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) Experiential Learning (EL) Scholarship is open to George Mason University students enrolled in Integrative Studies or Environmental Sustainability Studies degrees. Scholarships range from $250 - $500

  • Jaelen Lockyer, BA, Integrative Studies - International Studies
  • Louisa Musser, BA, Integrative Studies - Individualized

First Generation Scholarship | View all previous awardees »

The School of Integrative Studies First Generation Student 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 in the amount of $500 - $1,000.

  • Ju Eun Cheong, BA, Integrative Studies - Social Justice and Human Rights
  • Amy Hannum, BA, Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Drs. Surya and Cecil Howard Book Fund | View all previous awardees »

The purpose of the Award is to provide support for students majoring in Integrative Studies (INTS) within the School of Integrative Studies (SIS) to buy textbooks. Recipients must demonstrate characteristics of perseverance and generosity; traits exemplified by Ms. Howard’s late parents Surya and Cecil. 

  • Adiba Hafiz, BA, Integrative Studies - Legal Studies
  • Caitlin Jaggat, BA, Integrative Studies - Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession