There are a variety of ways to fund a graduate education at Georgia Tech, and we offer advising with applications for fellowships to candidates who have submitted an application to the program. Please check this page for updates as we continue to expand our funding opportunities for MS-GMC and MS-ALIS students. In particular, please see information about the FLAS Fellowships now available through the Atlanta Global Studies Center, due February 18, 2019, which carry a stipend of up to $15,000.
The Foreign Language & Area studies (FLAS) Fellowships are available for the less commonly taught languages of Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Persian/Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Funding for advanced French, German, and Spanish languages may be available.
FLAS fellowships can be used to study abroad or on campus.
- November 27, 2018, 11am to 12pm, Swann Building, Room 115 (613 Cherry Street)
- January 15, 2018, 11am to 12pm, Swann Building, Room 115 (613 Cherry Street)
- November 28 at 3:30-4:30 in Langdale Hall, Room 1076
- January 17 at 12:30 – 1:30pm at 25 Park Place, 1802
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.
Those Interested in Teaching High School
- Knowles Science Teaching Fellowships for STEM High School Teachers. For information, contact Susan Belmonte.
- 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. Available in some languages in some countries.
To Go Abroad
- 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 Program. This 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: 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 email@example.com.
- AAUW International. American Association of University Women. Available for graduate and postgraduate studies, as well as summer research.
- PEO Scholarship. Including the International Peace Scholarship and Program for Continuing Education.
Underrepresented and Minority Students
- GEM Master’s and Ph.D. Fellowships for Underrepresented Students. Please reference eligibility requirements here. Applications are due November 15.
Federal Financial Aid
U.S. citizen and permanent resident graduate students can apply for Federal Direct Loans through the financial aid office. Georgia Tech assists with certifying Private Education Loan applications.
Graduate students apply for Federal Direct Loans through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by submitting two forms and then completing the loan application process with Direct Loans:
- January 31 is the Priority deadline for Fall.
- June 30 is the Final deadline for Fall and Spring.
- More detailed information about the application process and next steps can be found at Application Steps.