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


Graduating PAF, Max Tingle, Releases New Album

May 31, 2017

Recent PAF graduate, Max Tingle, is pursuing music after finishing his Master’s of Public Administration.

cesar chavez day

With PAF at Helm, Cesar Chavez Day a Great Success

May 31, 2017

As part of her placement at the Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, PAF Marisa Cordon, had the opportunity to plan Cesar Chavez Day 2017.


New PAFs Transition to the Program

May 31, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18th we held our annual transition meeting. Led by first-year fellows Marisa and Zunara, we introduced the incoming cohort to the PAF program and had our first opportunity as a large group of three cohorts with the PAT to get to know the new PAFs.

2017 capstones

Graduating PAFs Present on their Capstone Research

May 31, 2017

Graduating PAFs presented throughout the April and May on their unique capstone projects, culminating in concluding their scholarship and research in their respective Master's programs.


Graduating PAFs Look Back, with Laughs, Service, and Friendship on their Growth and #OnlyatGW Legacy

May 31, 2017

Graduating PAFs reflect on their experience with each other as graduate students, GW students, and PAFs.

'17 commencement

PAF Program Celebrates Graduating PAFs and the New Cohort

May 31, 2017

On Friday, May 19th, amidst all the festivities of commencement, the graduating PAFs were celebrated and the incoming PAFs were welcomed at the annual PAF Commencement Reception.


Annual Reports

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