Mujica Student Veterans Stipend

The application period for the 2016-17 MujicaStudent Veteran Stipend is January 11, 2016 through April 6, 2016.

Dr. Barbara Mujica is a professor in the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, acclaimed author, GUSVA's Faculty Advisor, and dedicated advocate for military students at GU. Dr.Mujica donates to the Mujica Student Veteran Stipend to provide financial support in the amount of a $1,500 grant given once per year to Graduate School of Arts and Sciences(includes SFS, MSPP, and NHS) student servicemembers and veterans pursuing their degree at Georgetown University - Preferably in an area of importance to national security, including, but by no means limited to, science, mathematics, security, diplomacy, government, languages, medicine, etc. These funds may be used for any general cost of attendance, including tuition, books, and supplies, but not for travel.

Candidates will apply by completing the attached application and returning it along with a one-page essay explaining their financial need and qualifications and supplying two letters of recommendation, a copy of their DD 214 or current military ID card, and their current unofficial transcript. All materials should be submitted via email to with the following subject line:

"2016-17 Mujica Student Veteran Stipend - Last Name, First Name of Applicant"

Recommendations should come directly from the person writing it and it must contain the applicant's full first and last names. The winner will be chosen by a committee selected by the Dean of the Graduate School and will include a representative of the Graduate School, one professor, and the Veterans Coordinator. Contact the Georgetown Veterans office for more information.


Required Materials:

-Mujica Student Veteran Stipend Application FOUND HERE

-One-page essay explaining your financial need, military service, and academic program

-Two letters of recommendation, emailed directly from the recommenders

-Copy of DD 214 or current military ID card

-Unofficial Georgetown transcript or acceptance letter and last transcript if incoming GU student


All materials should be attached separately in PDF format and should be emailed to no later than April 6, 2016.


The 2016 Mujica Student Veteran Stipend will be awarded at the GU Student Veteran Association(GUSVA) Spring Reception on April 22, 2016. The stipend will be applied to the winner's Fall 2016Georgetown student account. 

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