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Undergraduates – Financial Aid Options
Financial aid programs provide support for Georgia Tech students to help meet the costs of obtaining a college education. Funding can be provided by a variety of university or external, public and private sources including co-op jobs. This page serves as a starting point to help guide you to sources for and information about financial aid, scholarships, loans, co-op jobs and grants.
Important GT Scholarships
Through Microsoft Research sponsorship, ACM is able to provide more opportunities for students to present their research by increasing the number of SRC’s hosted by ACM Special Interest Group Conferences.
Boren Fellowship award recipients are selected on the basis of merit in a two-stage national merit review process. The selection process includes, among other selection criteria, consideration of the relationship between the applicant's proposed study to U.S. national security, how the applicant proposes to use knowledge and expertise gained from NSEP support to contribute to U.S. national security, and the applicant's commitment to service in the federal government. The selection process will also look carefully at whether an applicant has a plan and a demonstratable commitment to develop, maintain, or advance language competence.
With the continuing support of the BP America, CETL has honored outstanding Teaching Assistants since 1992. The CETL/BP Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award is the only institute-wide award for Teaching Assistants and symbolizes Georgia Tech’s commitment to promoting exemplary teaching. Call for nominations: Early January
The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. This education program is intended to ensure a diverse and highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives. Areas of study that are eligible include: physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, selected humanities, and engineering.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool. The scholarship recipients, selected from the finalists, will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Google has launched a new scholarship, the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years. Google hopes to encourage aspiring female computer scientists to excel in technology and become active role models and leaders in the field by offering scholarship opportunities for incoming first years in computer science.
Women In Defense, A National Security Organization, established the HORIZONS Foundation to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields. The scholarship program is intended to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are U.S. citizens either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation makes grants in our interest areas of education and entrepreneurship as well as other support.
The NATO Programme for Security Through Science offers support in 2006 for international collaboration in two cooperative areas: (1) Partnernship and Mediterranean Dialogue, and (2) NATO-Russia cooperation. Researchers from the Russian Federation may elect to apply under either of these arrangements. Further information on the NATO-Russia programme may be accessed here. The Partnership and Mediterranean Dialogue support is focused on Priority Research topics in Defence Against Terrorism, or Countering Other Threats to Security. Partner Country Priorities as listed will also be considered for support, and will be particularly encouraged if they also fall within the Priority Research Topics already mentioned.