The ANAK Society

2018 George Wingfield Semmes Memorial Scholarship

The ANAK Society of Georgia Tech is pleased to announce the 2018 George Wingfield Semmes Memorial Scholarship competition for a prize of up to $10,000. George Wingfield Semmes was a 1910 Mechanical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech. In addition to being an outstanding academic achiever, Mr. Semmes was also a dedicated leader with a strong character and a true love for Georgia Tech.

The George Wingfield Semmes Memorial Scholarship is given to those qualified applicants who demonstrate:
  • Outstanding leadership qualities
  • Academic achievement
  • Strong character
  • A true love for Georgia Tech
The applicant must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:
  • Undergraduate Student in the College of Engineering
  • Junior or Senior Standing by the end of Fall Semester 2018
  • Minimum 3.0 Overall GPA
  • Full Time Student or Co-op graduating from Georgia Tech in Spring 2019 or beyond
A complete application will include the following:
  • Basic Applicant Information
  • Two Essay Questions and Two Short Answer Questions
  • Resume in PDF format (name and address removed)
  • Unofficial transcript in PDF format
  • One recommendation from a non-student member of the Georgia Tech community (faculty, staff, alumni)
The application is now open. Finalists will be notified on Monday, September 24th.

Below are the Application and Recommendation Forms:

2018 Semmes Application Form
2018 Semmes Recommender Form

Schedule of the Scholarship process:
  • Monday, August 20
    • Application is released
  • Friday, September 14
    • Completed Application Due by 11:59PM
  • Monday, September 24
    • Finalist notifications
  • Tuesday, September 25 / Wednesday, September 26
    • Finalist interviews (evening)
  • Monday, October 1
    • Scholarship recipients notified
Please contact gtsemmes@gmail.com with any questions.