Program accreditation is an important criterion to ensure a commonality of academic requirements allowing comparison of applicant academic performance across institutions and programs. Georgia Engineering Foundation utilizes two standards of accreditations to assess applicants:
ABET is a national accreditation agency that accredits engineering programs through the United States. ABET accreditation is used as a required standard for all GEF scholarships except the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) scholarship. If you are attending an ABET engineering program, you can confirm accreditation by visiting the following ABET Web Site
ACCE is a national accreditation agency that accredits construction education programs throughout the United States. ACCE is used as the required standard for the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE) Atlanta Area Section scholarship. If you are attending an ACCE construction program, you can confirm accreditation by visiting the following ACCE Web Site
The Exploring Engineering Academy is conducted by the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts. EEA is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for 9th-12th graders to live on the Georgia Tech campus and get behind the scenes access to more than 30 Atlanta-area companies.
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.
First Robotics is a 501(c)3 organization who’s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Mathcounts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides engaging math programs to U.S. middle school students of all ability levels in order to build confidence and improve attitudes towards math and problem solving.