Meet Tech Promise Scholars
The G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Scholarship makes it possible for academically qualified in-state students with family incomes below $33,300 to earn a Georgia Tech degree debt-free.
Many Tech Promise scholars describe the program's impact on their lives as transformational. Here are some of their stories.
After the elation of being accepted to Georgia Tech wore off, Courtney Shirley asked, "How am I going to pay for this?"
Read: Another Promise Kept
The Tech Promise scholarship program celebrates 10 years and hundreds of graduates.
Read: 10 Years of Tech Promise
Sara Banks was a college hopeful who became a college graduate because of the Tech Promise Scholarship.
Read: A Promise Fulfilled
Tech Promise Recipients by the Numbers
52 new first-year students - average family income $22,273 - 106 females - 65 males - 174 total scholars in 2019-2020
Areas of study - 4% Design - 7% Ivan Allen - 8% Scheller - 18% Sciences - 18% Computing - 45% Engineering
860 total participants - average GPA for returning students 3.19 - 578 bachelor’s graduates - 57 master’s graduates - 1 Ph.D graduate
Tech Promise Over Time - In 2007, Tech Promise started with students from 46 Georgia counties - Over the past 12 years, the program has grown to serve students from 96 Georgia Counties