Dean's Scholarships Program

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts awards Dean’s Scholarships in recognition of incoming freshmen with a high school record of academic excellence, visionary leadership, and outstanding public service.

Application and Eligibility

Up to six scholarship recipients receive a $2,000 award their first year, with the opportunity to continue the scholarship, based upon merit, for three subsequent years. The scholarships are in addition to the Hope Scholarship in-state students may receive.

The application for Dean's Scholarships is a competitive, merit-based process. Scholarships are awarded in the fall and spring to high school students who enroll for fall semester in majors within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

Contact: Shatakshee Dhongde, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Eligible Majors:

  • Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS)
  • Computational Media (CM)
  • Economics (ECON)
  • Economics and International Affairs (EIA)
  • Global Economics and Modern Languages (GEML)
  • History, Technology, and Society (HTS)
  • International Affairs (INTA)
  • International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML)
  • Literature, Media and Communication (LMC)
  • Public Policy (PUBP)

How to Apply

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Apply to Georgia Tech's Undergraduate Admission Program
  • Admitted to one of the 10 Ivan Allen College majors
  • Complete Dean's Scholarship Application by posted deadline. APPLICATIONS CLOSE MARCH 27.

Finalist selection is based solely on merit and meeting the requirements from list above. Finalist will be notified via email.

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