The Washington Scholars Program, George Mason University
The Washington Scholars Program at George Mason University
The Washington Scholars Program is home to the student leadership conferences Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) and the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE). These programs develop leadership skills for rising high school juniors and seniors centered on the journalism or environmental studies fields. With DC as the classroom, students have unparalleled experiences with practicioners in the fields with our partners like Smithsonian, National Geographic, and the National Press Club.