Stipend Resources

Stipend Calendar
The stipend calendar shows SMA deadlines and the payment schedule throughout the month.

SMA Training

An online tutorial is available as a training resource for the Stipend Management Application (SMA). To access the tutorial, go to myGW portal and complete the following steps:

  1. Click on Sign in at the top left corner of the page
  2. Click on the Tools and Resources tab
  3. Under Training Links, Click Training, WebBased-SkillPort
  4. Once logged into Skillport, click Catalog, then click Custom Curricula, and then Stipend

This will provide you with tutorials and documentation currently available. Once you select the tutorial, click Play.

Step by Step Training:  As an approver in the SMA, instructions for how you handle notifications will depend on whether or not you are on campus.

Direct Deposit

Stipend recipients are encouraged to receive payments electronically. Simply complete the Authorization Form and return to GW's Payroll Services.