The George Washington University Presidential Administrative Fellowship offers high-achieving seniors the opportunity for professional development and a Master's degree at GW. Founded in 1989, the PAF program requires a two-year commitment and fellows contribute to the advancement of the GW community by serving as ambassadors through their academic, professional, and personal involvement.

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PAF Program Updates

Training 2016

PAFs Prepare for the Academic Year with Support from Alums and GW Leadership

August 29, 2016

New and returning fellows spent the week of August 15th in PAF training, preparing themselves for professional, academic, and ambassadorial success in the 2016 – 2017 academic year.

Retreat 2016

Call of the Retreat

August 29, 2016

Following four days of training, this year’s PAF retreat gave the PAFs (and the PAT!) the chance to set expectations, get to know one another, and bond as a team.

Zinhle in South Africa

Summer Abroad in South Africa

August 29, 2016

This summer, with the support of the PAF program’s Professional and Academic Development Fund, I studied abroad in South Africa. I curated an independent course where explored cultural diversity theory and expression.

Zunara's ULF Program

From the Suburbs of Maryland to the Mountains of Colorado

August 29, 2016

This past summer, I was an Affordable Housing Policy Fellow with Senator Mike Johnston’s office in Denver, Colorado, via the Urban Leaders Fellowship.

Alex Wang's Summer

The False Promise of a Relaxing Summer

August 29, 2016

This May, after knowing that I was selected as a PAF, I bought my ticket back home to Taiwan to enjoy a summer more carefree than I have allowed myself since I began my education in the U.S. five years ago.

CI Dinner

Thank You for Joining Us at CI

July 28, 2016

Thank you to our PAF Alumni who joined us for Colonial Inauguration this summer!


Annual Reports

Each year, Presidential Administrative Fellows write an annual report about important events and activities that took place during the year.