Application Process and Scholarships
Apply for the Program
If you are a Non-GT (Transient/Special) student, you are required to submit TWO separate applications to the Office of International Education. Please see the Application Procedures for Transient/Special/Non-Degree Students (Non-GT Students) for more details. Please complete your application by March 1.
Incentive scholarships of $200, if application is submitted before October 31, 2017.
Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Georgia Tech students are encouraged to apply for the Modern Languages' Campoamor scholarship (appr. $400). HOPE scholarship does apply.
The German Program has numerous and generous scholarship opportunities for the LBAT program and a semester abroad. They include:
- The Halle Foundation: LBAT and semester scholarships
- The Spurlock Foundation: LBAT scholarships
- The EBD Group: LBAT and Study Abroad scholarships
To apply for the above scholarships, please write a one page letter to the respective committee explaining your academic goals, the program(s) you wish to go on, and how this experience will impact your future academic and career goals. You may submit this letter to Dr. Bettina Cothran or to Dr. Britta Kallin. The Modern Languages' Campoamor scholarship (appr. $400) is also available, and the HOPE Scholarship applies to LBAT programs.
Payment and Cancellation Policy
Payment Schedule and Deadlines
Payment Schedule for both LBAT I AND LBAT II:
- First Payment ($3,750): Due February 15th, 2018
- Second Payment ($4,600): Due March 15th, 2018
Payment Schedule for LBAT I ONLY:
- First Payment ($2,000): Due February 15th, 2018
- Second Payment ($2,600): Due March 15th, 2018
Payment Schedule for LBAT II ONLY:
- First Payment ($1,750): Due February 15th, 2018
- Second Payment ($2,000): Due March 15th, 2018
Fee Payment Information: Please adhere to the deadlines stated for the program. Please observe the information in Payment Options to ensure that your payments are processed at the Bursar’s Office on time. Fees will be charged to your Oscar account on the due dates. Make sure you make all necessary payments on time in order to avoid a hold on your account. Students expecting financial aid must submit a letter from the Financial Aid Office stating the allocation and date of payments expected. Tuition and student fees are due according to the Registrar’s schedule for summer tuition.
Students who (with the Program Director’s approval) apply and register for LBAT programs after the deadlines are responsible for Program Fee payments according to the original deadlines at the time of application or at the time of the applicant's acceptance.
Students who choose not to participate in the program after submitting an application will be subject to the following fee schedule:
- Students canceling before Februrary 15th, 2018, will lose their $250.00 deposit.
- Students canceling after February 15th, 2018, must pay 30% of the entire program fee.
- Students canceling after March 15th, 2018, must pay 100% of the entire program fee.
Program descriptions and fees are subject to final approval by educational units and the Office of International Education. Fees are subject to change without notice. Georgia Tech reserves the right to alter (including a change to program fees) or cancel this program due to low enrollment, unavailability of a professor to teach a planned course, or other unforeseen circumstances. If Georgia Tech cancels the entire program before departure for reasons within its control, all fees paid by participants will be refunded. If Georgia Tech cancels the program before departure or while the program is in progress for reasons beyond its control, such as political unrest or danger to participants’ safety, only those fees that Georgia Tech is able to have refunded by service providers will be returned to participants. If a student withdraws from the program, the student will be responsible for the payment of all fees.