Scholarships and Grants
"Gift aid" funding for students with significant financial need. They do not require repayment.
We are pleased that you are considering applying to the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. We understand that this is a significant decision in your life and will do all we can to assist you in the process.
Georgia Tech establishes admissions guidelines for prospective students. All applications to the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and the admittance process are handled by the Institute. Visit the Georgia Tech Admissions website for comprehensive information on the application and admittance process..
Our Advisors Can Help
While admissions and applications are handled by Georgia Tech, advisors within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts know our degree programs better than anyone. They are here to help you explore which of our programs best fit your interests and your vision for your future.
Schedule Your Visit
Many find that the best way to understand our programs and the unique benefits of studying liberal arts at Georgia Tech is to visit the campus. You can tour the College, talk with students, experience classes in your area of interest, and much more.
Costs and Return on Investment
Georgia Tech is known for an excellent return on investment for its graduates.The Institute and College provide detailed information to assist prospective students in weighing tuition, fees, and other expenses against future earning potential.
Costs for the current academic year can be found on the websites of the Bursar’s Office website or the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Tuition and fees for the next academic year are set each spring by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and are updated on the Bursar’s Office website as soon as possible.
The Institute awards students more than $105 million in need and merit-based aid. If you are accepted to Georgia Tech, advisors in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) will work with you to make your degree attainable.
Financial aid within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts includes scholarships, awards, and jobs. Ivan Allen College advisors and undergraduate coordinators are happy to help students understand and apply for these options, as well as to complete applications for prestigious non-Georgia Tech fellowships and scholarships.
Most fellowships and assistantships are awarded by individual degree programs, though the College does offer some select graduate assistantships. Students are responsible for the mandatory fees and tuition supplements.
Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) work with proofessors and staff to conduct research, support initiatives, and develop industry skills. Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) assist professors in condusting classes and labs, reviewing projects, and grading exams. GRA and GTA positions provide a 12-credit tuition waiver, along with a monthly stipend that varies with the student’s academic home department. A GRA or GTA may be awarded at the time of admission or you may apply for posted opportunities or inquire with your degree program director about opportunities. It is possible to secure an assistantship prior to arriving on campus by meeting faculty during a campus visit or locating and applying to online postings in various schools and colleges on campus.
Many students also take up part-time jobs on campus, local companies both on campus and off of campus to take care of their expenses.
F1 students on visas can only work off campus with the Department of Homeland Security/Office of International Education (OIE) authorization after they have been in full-time student status for at least two semesters. The work must be in their field of study. F1 students can obtain authorization to work off campus as either Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT).