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There are a number of ways for undergraduates to bring down the cost of studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Apply for all that you qualify for!
For students currently receiving financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid to see if your award might be affected by your participation in the Georgia Tech-Lorraine program.
The Hope & Zell Miller Scholarships
Applicable to all Georgia Tech-Lorraine undergraduate programs. See Office of Financial Aid for details. Rules can change from semester to semester, so we advise you to check with the Financial Aid office to see if there are any special requirements for your award, for example, a minimum number of semester hours which may differ from Georgia Tech-Lorraine's required hours.
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
- Female undergraduate engineering student participating in Georgia Tech-Lorraine program in Fall or Spring
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.15 at time of application (Honors)- indicative of academic motivation
- U.S. citizenship
- Completion of Armanios Scholarship Application
- Application Deadlines: Fall: mid-June, Spring: mid-November
The application must be submitted online and the letter of recommendation must be emailed directly by the referee to Catherine Bass.
The Georgia Tech-Lorraine Challenge Scholarship
The Georgia Tech-Lorraine Challenge Scholarship is a need-based scholarship established to support outstanding Georgia Tech undergraduate students who might not be able to participate in a program of study through Georgia Tech-Lorraine, without financial assistance. The Georgia Tech-Lorraine Endowment Fund, which funds this scholarship, is comprised of donations from alumni and friends of Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
Two undergraduate Challenge Fund Scholarships will be granted each year, as follows:
- $2,500 – to one (1) current Georgia Tech undergraduate student (U.S. citizen or International Student) spending the Spring or Fall semester at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Note: there will be one recipient for Spring and one for the Fall semester. (Deadline to apply for Fall is June 15; decision made by the end of July. Deadline to apply for Spring is November 15; decision made by end of November.)
The scholarships will be awarded to students who are admitted to the Georgia Tech-Lorraine program, and based on the following criteria:
- Financial need
- Review of GTL Challenge Scholarship - Spring 2020
- Personal reasons for wishing to attend GTL
- Future professional goals
- Personal situation and circumstances explaining why you are applying for the Scholarship
Applications will be reviewed by a committee, in coordination with the Office of Financial Aid. Please complete the GTL Challenge Scholarship - Spring 2020 application online. (please follow the instructions on the application as to where to send the requested letters of recommendation)
The Office of International Education (OIE) Scholarships for Study Abroad
Application deadline: Please check the OIE link below for deadlines.
Please follow this link to the OIE page for more information on additional scholarships
Assistantships (Resident Assistants in Dorms)
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. Transient students are welcome to apply to become an RA.
Application deadlines (Tentative): Selection notification:
Spring Semester: November 8th ==> November 12th
*TBD-Summer Semester: March 9th ==> March 30th
*TBD-Fall Semester: June 15th ==> July 15th
* NOTE: There is the possibility that we may no longer be able to hire GTL students as RAs, starting with Summer 2020. Please do not contact our office about this; we will let you know when we hear.
The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the following:
Previous RA experience, or comparable work experience (preferred but not required)
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
- Report to the Georgia Tech-Lorraine Area Manager-Housing
- Conduct 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, and deal with and report disciplinary problems, when necessary, etc.)
- Act as liaison between students and Georgia Tech-Lorraine Area Manager-Housing 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)
- 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 Area Manager-Housing as requested
- Time commitment averages 8-10 hours per week.
Please note that students selected to be RAs will be 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.
RAs will be compensated $10 per hour, equivalent to:
- $1,000 to $1,200 over the entire Summer semester
- $1,600 over either the Fall and Spring semesters
A large portion of this compensation will automatically be applied to their Program Fees up front, while the remaining portion will be paid bi-weekly via their GT Bursar accounts, upon submission of timesheets to Adeline Kremer.
Please contact Catherine Bass if you have additional questions on RA compensation.
RA Selection Process
Online Application: Complete the following application.
Interview: Upon completion of the online application, each candidate will be contacted by Ms. Adeline Kremer at GTL, for an interview via Skype.
Georgia Tech-Lorraine Eurail Blogger Contest
The Georgia Tech-Lorraine Eurail Blogger Contest (open to undergraduate students only)
A two-month EURAIL pass will be awarded in both Fall and Spring semesters to the winners of our Georgia Tech-Lorraine Eurail Blogger Contest. Applicants will need to demonstrate their willingness and ability to write approximately 3 weekly blog posts for our blog, To Georgia Tech-Lorraine...and Beyond! - To apply, students must already be accepted into the Georgia Tech-Lorraine program. This contest is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and transient students. The link to apply is below. (Deadline to apply for Fall is June 15; decision made by the end of June. Deadline to apply for Spring is November 15; decision made by end of November.)