About the Scholarship

The Georgia HOPE grant award is given by the organization Georgia Student Finance Commission. It is available to Georgia residents who are pursuing a certificate or diploma. The main motive of this organization is to increase access to postsecondary education, the Georgia Student Finance Commission has a variety of grants, loans, and scholarships to help residents with the cost of higher education. This scholarship covers some percentage of tuition fees of the eligible applicants. The grant provides tuition assistance to students enrolled at a HOPE Grant eligible college or university in Georgia.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Students can apply for this scholarship by completing the online application which is available on the official website of the Georgia Student Finance Commission.

  • All applicants are required to submit his/her FAFSA certificate to demonstrate his/her financial need.

  • The candidate must provide his/her ACT/SAT scorecard to determine academic eligibility. 

  • In addition to that, an applicant must submit a recommendation letter from his/her faculty member.

  • The candidate has to submit an essay on his/her career plan and future plan.


The Awarded amount for the scholarship: 

The award amount of this scholarship is $1015. And it is non-renewable.

The number of awards given to the eligible candidates per year varies and depends on the number of students applying for this scholarship and the availability of the fund.


Deadline for the scholarship:

The candidates must visit the scholarship provider website to get to know about the deadline information.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant should have a minimum of 2 GPA out of 4 to be eligible for the scholarship.

  • A student seeking a Certificate or Diploma from a Technical College System of Georgia or University System of Georgia institution may receive HOPE Grant funds as determined by the Commission.

  • A student is ineligible to receive HOPE Grant funds once the student has reached the 63 semesters or 95 quarter hour limit.