Funding Packages

This page describes funding packages supporting completion of the MS-GMC and MS-ALIS:

  • FLAS Fellowships, Atlanta Global Studies Center (separate application)
  • "Global at Home" Graduate Assistantships (separate application)
  • "Culture at Work" Graduate Assistantships 
  • Claus Halle Graduate Assistantship in German Studies
  • Georgia Tech Financial Aid Resources 

There are a number of funding packages, available on a competitive basis, which support completion an M.S. in Global Media and Cultures or an M.S. in Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Georgia Tech. These include fellowships and Assistantships. Packages include varied levels of tuition coverage and monthly stipend. Assistantships have an hourly workload expectation, while fellowships have a certain requirement for academic achievement. Please visit each program's web-page for details. 

Attention: FLAS Fellowships and Global at Home GRAs require a separate application and have separate (earlier) deadlines. 
 

FLAS Fellowships  | Apply by January 3, 2020

Separate Application, Atlanta Global Studies Center

The Atlanta Global Studies Center offers an annual FLAS competition for the advanced or intensive study of critical languages. The Foreign Language & Area studies (FLAS) Fellowships are available for the less commonly taught languages of Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Persian/Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Funding for advanced French, German, and Spanish languages may be available. 

  • Coverage: Tuition up to $18,000, Stipend up to $15,000 over 9 months. 
  • Expectations: FLAS Fellows must enroll in advanced language study for a specific target language during the duration of the fellowship.
  • Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents admitted to a graduate program at Georgia Tech or Georgia State University
  • Contact: Sebnem Ozkan, Associate Director, Atlanta Global Studies Center

FLAS Fellowship Details and Application

 

"Global At Home" Graduate Research Assistantship  | Deadline February 15, 2020

Separate Application, Georgia Tech Residential Life

Modern Languages is partnering with Georgia Tech Residential Life to create a nationally unique work experience for graduate students, which bridges the our classroom with the real-world challenges of creating inclusion for students from across the globe. GRAs work on a variety of projects related to creating community, such as developing multicultural programming, designing international student orientation, or creating training programs in global competence.  

  • Coverage: 100% tuition waiver (Fall, Spring), Monthly stipend $1270 over 9 months
  • Expectations: GRAs work up to 15 hours per week on a specific project with a supervisor and enroll in "Building Community" (Gibson, Strakovsky) to get feedback and theory in support of the project
  • Eligibility: MS-GMC and MS-ALIS students
  • Contact: Sheree Gibson, Interim Assistant Director of Residential Life

Global@Home Assistantship Details and Application

 

Claus Halle Graduate Research Assistantship in German Studies

All applicants will be considered

Thanks to generous support by the Claus Halle Foundation, the Graduate Program is pleased to offer two fully funded positions for the graduate study of German language and culture. Claus Halle GRAs contribute to project management, program development, and communications work related to German Studies and Career Education.

  • Coverage: 100% tuition waiver (Fall, Spring), Monthly stipend $1270 over 9 months
  • Expectations: GRAs work up to 15 hours per week on a specific project with a supervisor and enroll in "Building Community" (Gibson, Strakovsky) to get feedback and theory in support of the project
  • Eligibility: MS-GMC and MS-ALIS students pursuing a concentration in German
  • Contact: Jenny Strakovsky, Assistant Director of Graduate Studies

Claus Halle Assistantship Details

 

"Culture at Work" Graduate Research Assistantship  

All applicants will be considered

The Culture at Work GRA Program puts the humanities to work and gives students an opportunity to learn how their language and cultural studies can apply in real-world contexts. Students work closely with faculty on a variety of applied projects. They learn project management, program creation and development, marketing, communications, graphic design, and community engagement.  

  • Coverage: 50% tuition waiver (Fall, Spring; includes waiver for out-of-state tuition), monthly stipend $635 over 9 months
  • Expectations: GRAs work up to 8 hours per week on a specific project with a supervisor and enroll in "Building Community" (Gibson, Strakovsky) to get feedback and theory in support of the project
  • Eligibility: MS-GMC and MS-ALIS students
  • Contact: Jenny Strakovsky, Assistant Director of Graduate Studies

Culture@Work Assistantship Details 

Federal Financial Aid

U.S. citizen and permanent resident graduate students can apply for Federal Direct Loans through the financial aid office. Georgia Tech assists with certifying Private Education Loan applications.

Graduate students apply for Federal Direct Loans through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by submitting two forms and then completing the loan application process with Direct Loans: 

1. Georgia Tech Application for Scholarships and Financial Aid2. FAFSA 

Use of the IRS data retrieval tool is strongly encouraged when completing the FAFSA.

  • January 31 is the Priority deadline for Fall.
  • June 30 is the Final deadline for Fall and Spring.

More Information and Detailed Instructions: 

Steps for obtaining a LoanSteps for completing the Application