Join the Commission

Calling GW student service leaders…do you want to:

  •  Fund over $20,000 in innovative service ideas by GW students?
  •  Develop philanthropic and grant-making skills?
  • Contribute to the agenda for GW entrepreneurial community service through social innovation?

If so, GW’s Public Service Grant Commission wants you!  Apply here!

The Commission

The Public Service Grant Commission is composed of five dynamic, graduate and undergraduate students.  The student-led Commission reviews and recommends student-driven, action-oriented service projects and initiatives for funding. Commissioners receive support from GW faculty, staff and alumni. Commissioners review and recommend proposals for funding over the course of four deadlines throughout the academic year.

Each PSGC Commissioner will

  • Review several proposals for each deadline with a defined schedule.
  • Attend in-person proposal review sessions.
  • Judge public presentations of potential grantees over for each deadline.
  • Be an available resource to grantees, and potential grantees over the course of the academic year.
  • Interface with stakeholders including GW students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Interested candidates should possess a desire to learn and engage in:

  • Grant review processes
  • Consultation sessions with diverse stakeholders
  • Public presentation judging skills
  • Student leadership development

Exceptional candidates will exhibit:

  • Commitment to service excellence to the GW community
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively on a team in a time sensitive environment
  • Ability to work independently to meet tight deadlines
  • Accountability to balancing PSGC with other commitments

If you are interested in being a part of the commission in the year to come, please contact PSGC at the links below.

Questions? Email psgc@gwu.edu or gwserves@gwu.edu

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