The ANAK Society

The ANAK Society of Georgia Tech is pleased to announce the 2016 George Wingfield Semmes Memorial Scholarship competition for a prize of up to $17,000. 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:
  • Must be an undergraduate Engineering Student as defined by the College of Engineering
  • Junior or Senior Standing by the end of Fall Semester 2016
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Full Time Student or Co-op graduating from Georgia Tech after Fall 2016
The application is now open and can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Completed application packets must be submitted in both printed AND electronic form by Tuesday, September 13th at 5:00 PM. The printed application can be turned in to the Joseph M. Pettit Microelectronics Research Center – Room 109 while the electronic application can be turned in at the following link: Electronic Semmes Submission.

The Semmes Scholarship Committee will declare an overall winner based on merit and up to two runners up.

Schedule of the Scholarship process:
  • Monday, August 29
    • Application is released
  • Tuesday, September 13
    • Completed Application Packet Due by 5:00PM
      Location: Pettit – 109
      c/o Dean, College of Engineering
  • Thursday, September 15
    • Finalist notifications
  • Monday, September 19 / Tuesday, September 20
    • Finalist interviews (evening)
  • Wednesday, September 28
    • Scholarship recipients notified
Please contact with any questions.

Below are the PDF and Word versions of the application.

2016 Semmes Application PDF
2016 Semmes Application Word