Conference and Career Development Support
ECE Conference and Career Development Support
The ECE conference and career development travel grant provides financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate students traveling to a conference to present for research performed at Georgia Tech, or traveling to career development, leadership training, and professional networking workshops and/or events. Monies from this fund may be used to cover the costs of registration, airfare, ground transportation, and lodging (hotel not Airbnb).
- Currently registered full-time students in the School of ECE.
- Up to $900 for travel and registration purposes.
How to Apply:
- Fill out request form at least one month prior to the conference or event.
- Application link: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_42TePaImuxq0a0e
- Please direct all questions to Dr. Lakshmi Raju, firstname.lastname@example.org
SGA Conference Fund and SGA Career Development Fund – Doctoral students should also fill out the additional CoE form if applying for SGA funding for further support.
Undergrads: PURA Travel Grants are open to all undergrad students, even without receiving a PURA award
President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) – President’s Undergraduate Research Awards fund student salaries to conduct undergraduate research with Georgia Tech faculty and offset travel expenses for undergraduates to present their research at professional conferences. Between two hundred and three hundred competitive awards are offered each year.
Temporary Assistance and Resources
ECE Laptop Loaner Program
As part of the ECE Cares initiative, ECE students can now check out a loaner laptop when their computing equipment is being repaired. Should you need to check out a laptop, you can do so here!
- Crisis Housing
- Georgia Tech offers temporary housing to students who become unexpectedly displaced or put under financial stress.
- Campus Closet
- Campus Closet lends appropriate clothing to those who are prospective hires without proper business attire.
- Klemis Kitchen
- Klemis Kitchen serves as a food pantry for Georgia Tech students with dietary needs and financial concerns that limit their access to proper nourishment.
- Financial Assistance
- The Dean Griffin Hip Pocket Fund offers interest-free emergency loans to students for academic or personal matters.
Institute Student Emergency Funds:
– LGBTQIA Student Emergency Fund
– Scholarships and Financial Assistance Resources for International Students
Fellowships and Scholarships
The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program is a combined educational and workforce development opportunity for STEM students. SMART offers scholarships for undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students pursuing a STEM degree. Scholarship recipients receive full tuition, annual stipends, internships, and guaranteed employment with the Department of Defense after graduation. Applications are open annually from August 1-December 1.
- Undergraduate and Graduate Students
- U.S. Citizenship
Graduate Student Fellowships – fellowship lists are coordinated in the following links