External Fellowships

This page describes national and international grant programs that provide tuition support for graduate study. These are programs that Georgia Tech may or may not be affiliated with. However, we offer advising on preparing fellowship applications for students who have submitted an application to the graduate program. Please make an appointment with Jenny Strakovsky to obtain advising on fellowship material preparation.

Resources from the Office of Graduate Studies

The Georgia Tech Office of Graduate Studies offers a database of graduate fellowships for which you can apply. We are pleased to offer editorial consultation on fellowship materials to students who have submitted an application to the MS-GMC, MS-ALIS, or BS/MS-ALIS.

Office of Graduate Studies Fellowships Listing

For Study Abroad, Exchange Study, and Study Abroad

Boren Fellowships for Graduate Students. For those interested in adding a foreign language component to their graduate education. January deadline. 

Critical Language Scholarship Program 

Fulbright Program, Critical Language Enhancement Award 

Fulbright Awards. Apply while working on master’s degree or in the early stages of working on your Ph.D. (first three years of the program). Open to all fields. Campus deadline is Aug. 1 to complete the preliminary form, and the end of August for the online application. For more information, contact Kathryn Meehan

NSF EAPSI Summer Institutes (East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes)

Joint Ph.D. Research Fellowship of the Confucius China Studies Program. For humanities, arts, and social science work at one of 15 Chinese Universities. Open to students who are not Chinese citizens

For International Students

Russian Global Education ProgramThis program is a Russian government-sponsored program designed to foster mutual understanding and strengthen U.S.-Russian relations. It is designed to help Russian students who are in need of financial support to pay for tuition, living expenses, application, exam fees, travel, visa fees, and transportation costs.

China Scholarship Council Graduate Scholarship Program. Up to 70 scholarships will be available for Ph.D. study to candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of applying for entry for the academic year.

Domenica Rea D’Onofrio Fellowship (Italians): Student must be a native and Italian citizen, and a graduate of an accredited Italian undergraduate institution of higher learning. Preference is given to students from Pomigliano D'Arco, Naples Italy; the University of Naples, Italy; or the region of Campania, Italy. Disbursements are administered by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA). For questions, please send an email to fellowships@grad.gatech.edu.

For Underrepresented Students

EM Master’s and Ph.D. Fellowships for Underrepresented Students. Please reference eligibility requirements here

Deadline: November 15 for the following year

For High School Educators

For Women

 

American Association of University Women

AAUW (American Association of University Women) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1881, AAUW is the oldest and largest national organization working for the advancement of women. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. Membership is open to graduates holding an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree. The AAUW offers several scholarships that may be of interest: 

The Atlanta Branch of AAUW was founded in 1905 and offers a supplementary scholarship (see our "Additional Opportunities" page for more information).

AAUW International Fellowships (national): International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have received a bachelor's degree and applied to the graduate program in question by the application deadline. Deadline November 15th

AAUW Career Development Grant (national): American Association of University Women. Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Candidates should have received their bachelor's degree at least 4 years prior to application.  Deadline November 15th

Philanthropic Educational Organization

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. There are several scholarships available: 

Program/Project Summary Candidates Maximum Award
Cottey College An independent, liberal arts & sciences college for women in Nevada, MO, owned & operated by the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1927 Admission based on academic performance, ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular activities, academic recommendations and potential for academic success Various forms of funding available
Educational Loan Fund (ELF) Low interest revolving loan fund Submits application within six to twenty-four months prior to stated graduation or course completion date
  • $12,000 for a non-degree accredited program, an associate or bachelor's degree
  • $15,000 for a master's degree
  • $20,000 for a doctoral degree
International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Need-based scholarship Citizen of country other than US or Canada, graduate students or students attending Cottey College $12,500 (USD)
Program for Continuing Education (PCE) Need-based scholarship Must have had at least a 24-month break in education and be within 24 months of completing program $3,000 (USD)