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 Participate in the 8th Annual Freshman Day of Service & Convocation

September 27, 2016

PAFs participated in GW’s eighth annual Freshman Day of Service and Convocation (FDoS) on Saturday, September 10th.

PAF Info Session

Recruitment Underway for the Next Cohort of PAFs

September 27, 2016

Efforts to recruit the 2017-19 cohort of Presidential Administrative Fellows are underway. Current fellows are once again facilitating information sessions leading up to the Friday, October 14th application deadline.

Alec CCHS Conference

CCHS Hosts Conference with Intelligence Community Leaders

September 27, 2016

On Tuesday, September 20th, GW’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) co-hosted the Third Annual Conference on the Ethos and Profession of Intelligence with the CIA.

Difficult Conversations

Navigating Difficult Conversations

September 27, 2016

PAF Advising Team members Sara Melita and Kathy Newcomer led the PAFs in a workshop on having difficult conversations.

PAF is

“A PAF is…”- Metaphors in everyday life

September 27, 2016

At our weekly meeting on Tuesday, September 13th we discussed how metaphors shape our understanding and cause us to experience one thing in terms of another.

MSSCs 2016 Block Party

The MSSC 2016 Block Party

September 27, 2016

This year, Zinhle is placed at the Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC). Her first month of the school year at the MSSC has been eventful.


Annual Reports

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