Scholarships, Assistantships, and Contests for Georgia Tech-Lorraine Students

Scholarships

The Hope Scholarship  Applicable to all Georgia Tech-Lorraine undergraduate programs.

Bill Sayle Scholarship  Two, $1,000 scholarships given per semester (Fall and Spring semesters; Summer semester excluded) in honor of Professor Bill Sayle, who served as the Director of Undergraduate Programs for Georgia Tech-Lorraine from 2003 to 2007. Dr. Sayle passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2008. He was a champion and advocate for students throughout his career. This scholarship is intended to support motivated students with financial needs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrollment in an engineering program at Georgia Tech
  • Participation in the Spring or Fall undergraduate programs at Georgia Tech-Lorraine
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need
  • Completion of Bill Sayle Scholarship Application

Application Deadlines:  Fall: mid-June  Spring: mid-November

 

Armanios Family Georgia Tech-Lorraine Study Abroad Scholarship  One $500 scholarship per semester is offered by the Armanios/Philobos family to support Georgia Tech-Lorraine’s study abroad program. These scholarships are designated for female engineering students. Dr. Armanios is a former member of the Aerospace Engineering faculty at Georgia Tech, and Dr. Philobos, affectionately known as “Mimi” is the architect of Georgia Tech’s Women in Engineering program. Both are now at the University of Texas, Arlington. Dr. Armanios is the Chair of the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Philobos is Assistant Dean to the College of Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

  • Female engineering student at Georgia Tech
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.15 (Honors)- indicative of academic motivation
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Completion of Armanios Scholarship Application

Application Deadlines:  Fall:  mid-June, Spring:  mid-November

 

The Coca-Cola Foundation Mobility Grants for First Generations Students.  First Generation college students can receive up to $5000 for overseas experiences.  For more information, see http://www.inta.gatech.edu/mission/news-and-events/news/coca-cola-founda... -  Applications are due January 20, March 20 and November 20 of each year.

Requirements for Qualifying Students:

  • First Generation College Student as reflected by the student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form on file, or updating an incomplete
  • FAFSA form through Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
  • 2.5 GPA and full-time student status.
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident

 

The Office of International Education (OIE) Scholarships for Study Abroad

Application deadline: October 15

Please follow the link below for information on OIE-adminstered scholarships:

http://www.oie.gatech.edu/oie-administered-scholarships

 

Assistantships

Resident Assistant (RA) Job Description

Resident Assistants (RAs) are integral to the operation of the French residence halls. They will be committed to the well-being of Georgia Tech-Lorraine students and to the success of the Georgia Tech-Lorraine study abroad program. 

Georgia Tech-Lorraine is a Georgia Institute of Technology campus and established Georgia Tech policies for Resident Assistants and other students are exercised.

Application deadlines:                                                  Selection notification:
Spring Semester:           October 15th         ==>              November 15th
Fall Semester:                June 15th              ==>              July 15th
Summer Semester:        February 15th        ==>              March 15th

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous RA experience, or comparable work experience (preferred but not required)

  • Leadership ability

  • Discretion when dealing with the personal problems of other students

  • Experience in conflict resolution

  • Knowledge and willingness to enforce Georgia Tech policies

  • Preferred, but not required:  Some ability to speak French 


RA Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Georgia Tech-Lorraine Residence Program Coordinator
  • Participate in dorm orientations at the beginning of the semester
  • Provide student support in the residence (ie. provide dorm information, school information, answer questions on the Georgia Tech-Lorraine Facebook page when on duty, report problems in the residence, provide conflict resolution among students, if necessary, deal with and report disciplinary problems, when necessary, etc.)
  • Act as liaison between students and Georgia Tech-Lorraine Resident Program Coordinator and/or between students and Residence Director
  • When on duty, make duty rounds throughout the buildings 2 times/night at 8pm and at 12am (midnight)

For Fall and Spring semesters: RAs are on duty Monday – Thursday 

For Summer semester:  RAs are on duty Monday – Thursday or Tuesday –
Thursday, depending on class schedules

NOTE:  As a general rule, RAs have duty on any day that Georgia Tech-Lorraine has undergraduate classes.

RAs on duty must always keep the duty phone on their person and respond promptly when called (unless in class)

There is no weekend duty (Friday, Saturday or Sunday)

Other Duties

  • Fill out online duty round reports within 30 minutes after the completion of each round
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Provide additional support to the Residence Program Coordinator as requested
  • Time commitment averages 8-10 hours per week.


RA Compensation:

Please note that students selected to be RAs will get assigned to a dorm, based on the staffing needs at Georgia Tech-Lorraine and on their specific level of experience.  Dorm preferences will be taken into consideration, however, and accommodated if possible.

The compensation for RA is the equivalent of the entire rent portion of the program fees for the semester, for the specific dorm to which the RA is assigned. Please note that RA's will still need to pay the remaining program fees.
Please contact Catherine Bass if you have additional questions on RA compensation.

RA Selection Process

Online Application: Complete the following application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oRLC-Ihlpv0yBn0I5C82anfpEaIYSxPxbyBRhSdiGug/viewform

Interview: Upon completion of the online application, each candidate will be contacted by the Georgia Tech-Lorraine Resident Program Coordinator, Ms. Karen Pierce, for an interview via Skype.

For any additional information, please contact Karen Pierce:  karen.pierce@gtl.gatech.edu

 

Contests

The Georgia Tech-Lorraine Eurail Blogger Contest 

One to two EURAIL passes will be awarded in Fall and Spring semesters (approximate $1,300 value) to the winners of our Georgia Tech-Lorraine Eurail Blogger Contest.  Applicants will need to demonstrate their willingness and ability to write 3 weekly blog posts for our blog, To Georgia Tech-Lorraine...and Beyond! - Deadline and Application Information will be provided by Catherine Bass during the first mandatory orientation of each program. We may offer this contest in the Summer as well, but this is not guaranteed. This contest is open to both Georgia Tech students and transient students as well.