External Funding Opportunities

This page describes national and international grant programs that provide tuition support for graduate study. These are programs that Georgia Tech may or may not be affiliated with. However, we offer advising on preparing fellowship applications for students who have submitted an application to the graduate program. Please make an appointment with an Associate Director of Graduate Studies to obtain advising on fellowship material preparation.

Funding Database

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.

Office of Graduate Studies Fellowships Listings

For Study Abroad & Exchange Study

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.
  • Domenica Rea D’Onofrio Fellowship (Italians): 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 fellowships@grad.gatech.edu.

For Underrepresented Students

EM Master’s and Ph.D. Fellowships for Underrepresented Students. Please see the eligibility requirements.

Deadline: November 15 for the following year

For High School Educators

For Women

  • American Association of University Women. AAUW (American Association of University Women) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Founded in 1881, AAUW is the oldest and largest national organization working for the advancement of women. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. Membership is open to graduates holding an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree. The AAUW offers several scholarships that may be of interest:
  • The Atlanta Branch of AAUW was founded in 1905 and offers a supplementary scholarship.
  • AAUW International Fellowships (national): International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have received a bachelor's degree and applied to the graduate program in question by the application deadline Nov. 15.
  • AAUW Career Development Grant (national): American Association of University Women. Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Candidates should have received their bachelor's degree at least four years prior to application. Deadline Nov. 15.
  • Philanthropic Educational Organization. P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College, and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. There are several scholarships available.
Program/ProjectSummaryCandidatesMaximum Award
Cottey CollegeAn independent, liberal arts & sciences college for women in Nevada, MO, owned and operate by the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1927.Admission based on academic performance, ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular activities, academic recommendations and potential for academic success.Various forms of funding available.
Educational Loan Fund (ELF)Low-interest revolving loan fund.Submits application within six to twenty-four months prior to started graduation or course completion date.
  • $12,000 for a non-degree accredited program, an associate or bachelor's degree
  • $15,000 for a master's degree
  • $20,000 for a doctoral degree
International Peace Scholarship (IPS)Need-based scholarshipCitizen of country other than US or Canada, graduate students or students attending Cottey College.$12,500
Program for Continuing Education (PCE)Need-based scholarshipMust have had at least a 24-month break in education and be within 24 months of completing program.$3,000