Scholarships and Assistantships for Georgia Tech-Lorraine Students

Scholarships

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

Bill Sayle Scholarship Two $1000 scholarships given per semester (summer excluded) in honor of Professor Bill Sayle who served as the director of Undergraduate Programs for GTL from 2003 to 2007, when he passed away from pancreatic cancer. Dr. Sayle 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 GTL
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need
  • Completion of Bill Sayle Scholarship Application

Application Deadlines Fall: Mid June  Spring: Mid October

Armanios Family GTL 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
  • US citizenship
  • Completion of Armanios Scholarship Application

Application Deadlines - Fall Semester:  Mid-June, Spring Semester:  Mid October

 2013-2014 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...

The Office of International Education (OIE) sponsors many study abroad scholarships which we encourage students to explore.

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.


The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

- Previous RA experience, or comparable work experience,preferred though not requireP
- Leadership ability
- Discretion when dealing with the personal problems of other students
- Experience in conflict resolution
- Knowledge and willingness to enforce Georgia Tech policies
- Some ability to speak French (desirable but not required)


RA Responsibilities:

- Report to the GTL 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 GTL 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 GTL 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 12pm. 

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

As a general rule, RAs have duty on any day that GTL 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)

- 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 GTL 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 entire housing cost for the semester for the specific dorm to which the RA is assigned
The entire rent will be deducted from the Program Fees, which are due at the beginning of the semester. Please contact Catherine Bass for the exact rent amount, as this amount changes each semester.

 

RA Selection Process :

Online Application:

Please fill out 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 GTL Resident Program Coordinator, Ms Karen Pierce, for an interview via SKYPE


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