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  • Georgia Student Finance Commission

    • GSFC is one of the most successful state student aid operations in the nation.
    • The organization handles all the state and lottery-funded scholarships, grants, service cancelable loan programs.
    • They provide free financial aid consultation.
    • Their mission is to ensure Georgians have an opportunity to access education beyond high school.

    Hope and Zell Miller Scholarships

    • Available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement - merit-based scholarship.
    • There are specific eligibility requirements to qualify for the scholarship program:
      • Meet US Citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements.
      • Meet college Georgia Residency requirements.
      • Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at USG, TCSG, or an eligible private college in Georgia.
      • Comply with Selective Service registration requirements.
      • Meet academic achievement standards.
      • Be in good standing on all students loans or other financial aid programs.
      • Comply with the Georgia Drug Free Post Secondary Education Act of 1990.
      • Not have exceeded the maximum awards limit for any HOPE program.

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    Hope and Zell Miller Grants

    • These grants are different from Hope or Zell Miller Scholarships.
    • They are designed mainly for students who intend to enter a diploma or certificate program through a technical college.
    • No GPA requirement out of high school.
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA in the college diploma or certificate program for HOPE GRANT (portion of tuition).
    • Must maintain a 3.5 GPA in the college diploma or certificate program for ZELL MILLER GRANT (full tuition).