Georgia Tech Receives $200,000 from Coca-Cola for China Study Trips
Posted July 19, 2011 | Atlanta, GA
The Georgia Institute of Technology has received $200,000 from the Coca-Cola Foundation for student scholarships to China in support of the national 100,000 Strong Initiative.
The gift will send a total of 30 students – 20 on faculty-led summer programs; five for one-year deep immersion; and five for semester-long programs.
Georgia Tech is one of six schools getting a slice of $1 million that will enable 160 students from U.S. universities to experience China firsthand.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.