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

PAFs meet with Provost Maltzman

Recap of meeting with Provost Maltzman

November 28, 2016

On November 15th, Provost Maltzman joined the PAFs during our weekly meeting, for a vibrant informal conversation

Michelle Suarez’s Remarks about President Knapp

November 28, 2016

My name is Michelle Suarez and I am a 2012 and 2014 graduate of the Elliott School.

Politically savvy in the workplace

What it Means to be Political Savvy

November 28, 2016

The PAFs discussed what it means to be politically savvy in our lives and professional placements as a professional development competency.

Thank You for Participating in the Selection Process

November 28, 2016

Sincerest thanks to all PAF alumni who volunteered in the first and second rounds of the PAF Class of 2019 selection process!

Alumni Weekend Reception Fall 2016 Group Photo

PAF Alumni Weekend Reception: A Celebration of PAF Past and Present

October 31, 2016

On October 28th, current PAFs, the PAF Advising Team, and 25 PAF alumni gathered to chat, celebrate the PAF legacy, and toast to the future of the program.

macklemore screening

Hangin’ with Macklemore at the White House

October 31, 2016

PAF alumna Jacqueline Hackett works at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and extended an invitation to current PAFs for a screening with Macklemore.


Annual Reports

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