Scholarship Opportunity for a student interested in Sustainability Management and Policy- PhD Program at George Washington University

Scholarship Opportunity for a student interested in Sustainability Management and Policy- PhD Program at George Washington University

Scholarship Opportunity for a student interested in Sustainability Management and Policy,

Management and Strategy PhD Program at George Washington University

We are kindly asking for your help in identifying exceptional students for the Management and Strategy PhD Program at George Washington University’s School of Business (GWSB), with admittance to the program for Fall 2019.

The program provides full scholarship funding for 5 years that includes: tuition remission, a generous stipend, health insurance, and access to research funds.

About our program

Our five-year, fully-funded doctoral program prepares students to engage in high-quality research and pursue careers as faculty members at top academic research institutions. It offers a balanced array of core courses and doctoral seminars, with students being able to tailor their study program to their interests through electives. Our program also emphasizes close faculty-student engagement on research projects. Our students regularly present their research at prestigious conferences, and many have publications prior to graduation. Our students also have strong job placements, obtaining positions at universities worldwide. Students in our program receive tuition remission, a generous stipend for 5 years, health insurance, and access to research funds. Our program also fosters a cohesive environment through the Doctoral Student Association, which is dedicated to providing a sense of community and a support network for doctoral students (

Acceptance to our PhD program is highly competitive. We look not only for strong academic backgrounds, but also the initiative and intellectual curiosity to break new ground. For more information on our program, please see:

About our program faculty

As faculty from both the Management (MGMT) and Strategic Management & Public Policy (SMPP) departments we are committed to rigorous and high-impact scholarly work from a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives, including organizational behavior, human resource management, business and corporate strategy, non-market strategy, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and organization theory. Our faculty members have published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business & Society, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, and others. Also, they have authored books published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press, among others, and textbooks translated into many languages and used worldwide. In addition to their leadership roles in the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, they serve or have served as editors, associate editors, and editorial board members of the most prestigious journals in the field. For details on our program faculty, please see:

About GW

Founded in 1828, George Washington University’s School of Business is a private university with over 130 full-time faculty members, more than 1,600 undergraduate and more than 1,000 graduate students, and over 55,000 alumni around the world. Our full-time Global MBA program was ranked #48 in the U.S. by Bloomberg Business Week and #51 in North America by The Economist; our Online MBA Program was ranked #9 in the QS Distance/Online MBA Rankings; we have been cited as one of the 25 “Top Schools for Graduate Entrepreneurship of 2018” by The Princeton Review; and our International Business undergraduate program was ranked #6 by U.S. News & World Report.

About Washington, DC

We are located just a few blocks away from global institutions like the World Bank and IMF, as well as thousands of global businesses and non-profits. This proximity allows for a high level of involvement and activity, and our students gain access and experiences that simply cannot be matched. Other quick facts about Washington, DC:

• Among the top 10 cities in the country for young professionals and in venture capital investment

• #1 new tech hot spot

• #1 city in the country for producing and attracting business founders

• #3 city for female entrepreneurs in the country


The deadline for applications is January 15, 2019, for entrance into the program in August 2019.

For further information please contact Professor Jorge Rivera (

And please refer any interested students to our admission website:


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