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

2017 PAF EdFest

Current and Alumni PAFs Help Run DC's EdFest

January 29, 2017

In December second-year PAF Katie Wynne and first-year PAF Dor Hirsh Bar Gai volunteered at EdFest, DC’s citywide school fair where thousands of District residents have the opportunity to explore over 200 public and public charter school options.

Winter Break, the PAF Way

January 29, 2017

This winter, I served as the Learning Partner for the Alternative Break to Nicaragua.

2017 Lindsey Ferris

Honoring Lindsey Ferris' Legacy

January 29, 2017

On Saturday, January 14th the PAFs gathered to enjoy an afternoon of gymnastics and celebrate the memory of Lindsey Ferris, CCAS BA ‘01 MA ‘03. Now in its 10th year, GW Athletics hosts the Lindsey Ferris Invitational to honor Lindsey’s legacy. GW Gymnastics won the Invitational for the fifth year in a row!

PAF MLK DoS 2017

PAFs Volunteer on MLK Day of Service

January 29, 2017

More than 600 GW students, faculty, alumni, community members and staff – including the PAFs—volunteered at 12 sites around D.C. as part of the university’s annual day of service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16th. The Day of Service, organized by the GW Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, kicked off King Week: a week long itinerary of service events hosted in Dr. King’s honor, organized by the Multicultural Student Services Center.

Bracey & Henry

PAFs Discuss Undergraduate Teaching Quality with Academic Leadership

December 30, 2016

PAFs met with Vice Provost Christopher Bracey and Dean Geneva Henry to discuss opportunities in the realm of undergraduate teaching at GW.

Max Victory

Max Attends Victory Institute’s 32nd International LGBT Leaders Conference

December 30, 2016

With the support of the PAF Academic and Professional Development Fund, Max attended Victory Institute’s International LGBT Leaders Conference..


Annual Reports

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