Application Process

All students admitted to Georgia Tech are eligible for invitation to Grand Challenges. Students may apply by completing the Grand Challenges application. The application link will be sent via email once you have been accepted to Georgia Tech. Please look for an email with the subject: "Invitation to Apply for Living Learning Communities at Georgia Tech” and please view it in HTML to view the application link.

If you have been accepted to Georgia Tech, but did not receive this email, please use this link to access the application. Please note: Login is required to access the application. Login credentials differ from those used to login into your Georgia Tech account. If this is your first time logging in, you will need to reset your password. To reset your password, click the "Forgot Your Password?" link and follow the prompts. If you are having issues, please contact us via email.

Your Grand Challenges application will be read by the Grand Challenges staff and admission team. We will consider the type and scope of your high school activities; we will read your essays looking for evidence of your interest in tackling big societal challenges; and, we will look for evidence of dedication and passion in your activities. 

Early action invitations to join Grand Challenges will begin on April 7th with final offers including additional invitations by June 1st. Students invited in the early action round are asked to accept or decline their invitation by April 21st at 11:59 pm. Students who receive their invitation on April 25th are asked to accept or decline their invitation by May 1st at 11:59pm.

If you would like to learn more about Grand Challenges, we invite you to visit campus and meet us in person.

Grand Challenges Application Deadline Students will Receive Invitations: Must Accept or Decline By:
Early Action: February 24 April 7 April 21
Regular Admission: April 7 April 25 May 1
Additional Applications May 4-June 1 Rolling