Thank you for your interest in Georgia Tech! The Georgia Tech Alumni Association offers students the opportunity to apply for scholarships offered by the Alumni Association’s Networks and Affinity Groups. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is extended for Mobile, Puerto Rico, and Space Coast Networks only, and will close on February 3, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.
Any student who has applied to Georgia Tech is eligible to apply for a scholarship. You may apply for all three scholarships as long as you meet the criteria as specified.
Georgia Tech Alumni Network Scholarships are offered by geographically based groups of Georgia Tech alumni. These networks provide scholarships to incoming Georgia Tech freshmen who live and have attended high school in their network area.
Georgia Tech Alumni Corporate Network Scholarships are only available to incoming Georgia Tech freshmen who have an immediate relative who is currently employed or retired from either AT&T, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, or Southern Company. You will need to indicate your relative’s name, their relationship to you, and their title while at the corporation.
Georgia Tech Black Alumni Organization (GTBAO) Scholarships are endowed by Black Alumni to support incoming freshmen.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Upon completion of your application, you may be contacted by the network or affinity group for an interview. If you have not heard from a network or group by March 15, 2017, you were not selected as a recipient. If you have any questions, please contact Kat Ballou (email@example.com) or (404-894-0779).
PLEASE PREPARE YOUR ESSAY RESPONSES BEFORE BEGINNING THE APPLICATION. YOU WILL BE TIMED OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES OF INACTIVITY AND WILL HAVE TO START THE APPLICATION FROM THE BEGINNING. EACH ESSAY IS LIMITED TO 500 WORDS.
Network Scholarship Essay Question:
What do you think you will contribute to Georgia Tech once you arrive?
Corporate Scholarship Essay Question:
At Georgia Tech, among our values are (1) Integrity – Maintain the highest ethical standards and nurture a culture of honesty, openness, and transparency, (2) Impact – Seek and conduct research that identifies and solves critical global challenges and focus on societal benefit and improving the human condition, and (3) Leadership – Provide pioneering thought leadership anticipating change and shaping the future and develop future leaders with superb problem solving ability with a commitment to public service. Describe a time when you’ve had to exhibit one of these qualities.
GTBAO Scholarship Essay Question:
What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem and why? How do you see your future experiences at Tech helping to address this issue?