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.

Request Amounts:

  • Up to $900 for travel and registration purposes.

How to Apply:


Institute Funds

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!

Students’ Temporary Assistance and Resources

  • 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

Veterans Resources


Fellowships and Scholarships

SMART Scholarship
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

Scholarships (mostly undergraduate)