VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant

The GW VALOR student growth strategy is to improve access and affordability of a quality GW education for the military and veteran community.There are a myriad of GW VALOR initiatives which support the mission.


One such initiative is that the GW VALOR Professional Grant, where GW VALOR reimburses the cost (in the form of a grant) to take the examination for designated credentials.


Applications for tests and exams occurring February 1st 2017 - July 31st 2017 is now closed. 



For more information, please contact Stephanie Erwin at , or call (202)-994-0738 .


For examinations taking place from February to July, please submit a Session one Application, open in March.


Examples of Eligible Programs

  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Marketing (PCM)
  • Project Management (PMP
  • Human Resources (PCHR)
  • Nursing (RN/NP)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Law Bar Exam (JD)
  • Paralegal (PCPS)
  • Private Detective and Investigator (PI)
  • Professional Counselor (CPC)
  • Other


Application Requirements


  • General Info
  • Requested Credential & proof of test pricing
  • Short essay detailing need of aid and future plans (500 words)
  • Resume
  • In the case of Veterans, Reservists, and National Guardsmen: Please include a statement, denoting ineligibility for vocational rehab benefits, within your essay.