- August 14, 2023
Mason’s Honors College and Early Identification Program (EIP) promote access to inclusive excellence. EIP serves first-gen high school students and offers programming such as the College Application Coaches program. EIP alumni entering the Honors College are awarded full tuition scholarships. The partnership strengthens EIP’s mission of educating the whole student and advances the Honors College’s commitment to increasing access to transformative academic, civic, and professional experiences.
- September 15, 2022
Sophia Ramirez participated in Mason’s Early Identification Program. Now she is a University Scholar in the Honors College, majoring in history.
- June 1, 2022
Juan Escalera is a senior Marketing and economics major and began his time in the Honors College in the EIP.
- December 9, 2021
Arturo Barrera is receiving his bachelor’s in conflict analysis and resolution. He said Mason supported him before he was a freshman.
- October 26, 2021
Tharuna Kalaivanan carves out a vital space for first-generation college students in the world of academic research at Mason. After earning her B.A. in Psychology in the spring of 2020, Kalaivanan continues to make an impact on the Honors College.
- September 8, 2021
Incoming Mason freshman and EIP graduate Muhammad Farhan Babar is no stranger to helping others.
- August 30, 2021
After coming to the United States from El Salvador to join her mother late in 2010, she enrolled in Mason's Early Identification Program and was an academic star at Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Virginia.
- May 10, 2021
Accounting major Isabella Bah began her Mason journey as a student in the Early Identification Program.
- Wed, 09/23/2020 - 16:43
The Honors College seeks to instill life-long learning, curiosity, and critical thinking in motivated students across all disciplines. The Early Identification Program (EIP) is designed to close the access gap in higher education by providing resources and readiness support to prospective first-generation college students. By working together, we encourage success by offering holistic support for students' academic and personal achievement.
- Thu, 09/03/2020 - 05:00
Kristen Alleyne and Elene Lipartiani, incoming freshmen at George Mason University, have been honored with I-Achieve scholarships for academic excellence. The awards are being given for the first time this year, as part of a grant Mason received from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation last fall.