The George Washington University (GWU) partners with Ellington in many ways. Whether by providing collaborations with different departments, sponsoring Ellington events, or providing counsel on governance and assisting in the upcoming renovation efforts, GWU continues to be a vitally important partner for Duke Ellington. The programmatic resources and opportunities provided for our students supports our mission and ensures the success of our students. This includes the ongoing promotion of Ellington’s Jazz program on GWU radio. In the past five years, the Trachtenberg scholarship, which offers a graduating senior a full tuition scholarship to GWU has been won four times by an Ellington student. Like the Kennedy Center, three GWU representatives serve on the DESAP board. The current DESAP board president is General Counsel for the George Washington University. Find out more.