Application Deadlines for Study Abroad Programs and Scholarships

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Rebecca Miller
Study Abroad Coordinator and Scholarships Advisor, Office of International Education

In 2009-2010, Georgia Tech reached a record 41 percent of undergraduate students gaining international experience before they graduate. Georgia Tech Study Abroad Programs span every continent and every academic discipline. Whether it is an exchange program, faculty-led program, or study/work abroad program, the Office of International Education offers Tech students a variety of ways to expand their horizons and develop intercultural competencies while earning their Georgia Tech degree. As an added bonus, students enrolled in a study abroad program can use their institutional financial aid for studying abroad, and most programs offer in-state tuition for all students (plus a $250 flat fee for non-resident students). In addition, there are some national scholarships available specifically for students who are studying abroad.

Application deadlines for summer 2011, fall 2011, and academic year (AY) 2011-2012 study abroad programs are coming up fast and differ slightly by program. Deadlines and procedures for applying to study abroad can be found under the “Apply Now” section of the OIE website. Some upcoming application deadlines are as follows:

January 15, 2011
France: Architecture Senior Year In Paris
China/Singapore: Beijing/Singapore Summer Program for ISyE students

January 20, 2011
Japan: AY programs in Tokyo Tech, Waseda, and Tohoku

February 1, 2011
Many AY exchange programs

March 20, 2011
France: GT-Lorraine Undergraduate Program for fall

February 15, 2011
All other summer, fall and AY programs

*Please note if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, students may turn in their application on the following business day.

**Please also note that students receiving financial aid who are planning to study abroad during the summer term will need to complete a summer financial aid application by February 15, available on the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website.

Scholarships can also help students offset the cost of studying abroad. Visit our website for more information on study abroad scholarships. Below are details including application deadlines for a few selected study abroad scholarships:

January 26: Deadline for Georgia Tech sponsored scholarships for summer. Available to Georgia Tech undergraduate students. Click here to apply.

January 26: Campus deadline for Boren Scholarship for summer, fall and AY. Available to students studying outside of Western Europe.

February 2: Campus deadline for Freeman Award for Study in Asia for summer study abroad (8 weeks or longer).

February 16: Campus deadline for Gilman International Scholarship for summer, fall and AY. Available to Pell Grant recipients only.

June 1: Deadline for Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship for AY 2012-2013. Available to any citizen of a country with a Rotary club.

For more information on Georgia Tech Study Abroad Programs, visit


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  • Created By: Rachael Pocklington
  • Created: 01/12/2011
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  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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