Georgia Engineering Foundation

1,031

Students helped and counting

87,700

Dollars given in 2021

2,088

Average scholarship amount


The 2021-2022 GEF scholarship application submission window is now open.  Scholarship applications will be accepted between 12:00 AM August 1, 2021 and 11:59 PM September 30, 2021.  Scholarships will be awarded at our annual scholarship awards dinner during Engineers Week, February 24, 2022.

We congratulate all of our previous scholarship winners and we particularly want to thank our sponsors, donors and board volunteers.


Because of the support of our member organizations and the generosity of numerous individuals again in 2020-2021, GEF was able to provide $87,700 in scholarships this past year.   What a testament to prioritizing support for the future engineers of Georgia, even during a difficult pandemic period!


Scholarships

Explore the people and organizations behind one of the premier scholarships sources in the Southeast. GEF Scholarships bring past and future together through vibrant scholarship connections.

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About Us

GEF assembles a team of industry professionals from companies and technical societies/organizations. Rooted in academic partnership, GEF maintains the largest pool of engineering scholarships in the Southeast.

WHO WE ARE

Become a Volunteer

Find out more about how you can be a part of making a brighter future for today’s students!

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

– We’re –
Dedicated

to helping future engineers
through philanthropic & educational endeavors
related to engineering and STEM
throughout Georgia

Our Commitment

PRE-COLLEGE ENGINEERING ACADEMIES

ANNUAL STEM ACADEMY

We encourage all Middle and High School Students grades 8th through 12th interested in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) as a career to apply to the upcoming 2022 Annual Exploring Engineering STEM Academy summer camp to be held in June 2022 at Georgia Tech.  See https://www.atlantabsa.org/stem-academy for information on what attendees experienced during this past year’s event held June 2021.

PRE-COLLEGE ENGINEERING ACADEMIES

SAVANNAH ENGINEERING ACADEMY

The Savannah Engineering Academy fosters engineering development through hands-on engagement, academic guidance, and professional interaction. Through structured programs and enrichment opportunities, The Savannah Engineering Academy strives to cultivate future generations of engineers from our local community.

ANNUAL AWARD BANQUET

STUDENTS AWARDED

Each year we gather to honor and celebrate students who receive support in their academic pursuit of engineering. The hard work and dedication required to excel in their studies deserves recognition and encouragement!

Scholarships Are Divided Into
5 Categories

BOARD MEETINGS & EVENTS

OUR SCHEDULE

Transparency is a key value for GEF, and our Board meetings and events are posted publicly here. We encourage participation and accountability as natural outgrowths of our network of support.

MEETING MINUTES & NOTES

UPDATED EACH WEEK

Details from each Board meeting will be shared online so that you can stay up to date on the decisions that impact our future. Downloadable copies also provided here.

FOUNDATION MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

EMPOWERING THE FUTURE

Funding is fueled by generous organizations as well as individuals like you. Find out more about how you can join the pool of patrons that support GEF Scholars each year.

COME SEE WHAT

GEORGIA ENGINEERING FOUNDATION

IS ALL ABOUT

View our schedule of events—including every Board meeting—so that you can find a way to connect near you.

BECOME A CONTRIBUTING MEMBER OF

TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS

Whether in time, money or expertise, you can make an impact on dozens of students this year. By becoming a member of the Georgia Engineering Foundation, your organization can join other industry leaders who have partnered together to complete a common scholarship program. The GEF scholarship program is a professionally conducted program that identifies and considers numerous qualified applicants and saves our donors the effort of conducting separate scholarship programs while maintaining their specific and individual scholarship criteria. All the while maintaining a transparent process with a single focus to help deserving students from Georgia. Click below to learn more.

YOU BRING SOMETHING SPECIAL TO THE GROUP

JOIN TODAY!

Our Board serves entirely on a volunteer basis, and our annual Award Banquet runs on the generous time and hard work of countless others. You don’t have to be a Georgia Engineering Foundation organization member or donor to volunteer. Come find your niche in the GEF.

STUDENTS NEED YOUR

HELP TO FUEL THE FUTURE

Your Donations are tax deductible.
You don’t have to be a Georgia Engineering Foundation organization member to sponsor a scholarship or make a donation. Private Companies, Non-GEF Member organizations or individuals can all sponsor scholarships or make a donation. Financial support of the Georgia Engineering Foundation empowers students to pursue their passions and helps reduce the burden of the ever growing cost of higher education.
Your support secures the future of engineering.

To give to the Georgia Engineering Foundation or for more information, contact Anita Atkinson

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