About the Scholarship

The Georgia Student Finance Commission licenses the Georgia HOPE Scholarship. The establishment was set up in the year 1965, to give loans, awards, to the financially needy students to cover their education expenses. The HOPE Scholarship Program is a merit-based scholarship program with specific academic and grade point average eligibility requirements. The purpose of the HOPE Scholarship Program is to encourage the academic achievement of Georgia’s high school students and Georgians seeking Degrees from postsecondary institutions located in Georgia. 


What are the requirements needed while applying for this scholarship?

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

  • Understudies must meet their scholastic requirements.

  • Understudies are required to show their financial related needs.


Georgia HOPE Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship award ranges from $911 - $3181 which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies each year based on the accessibility of assets and understudies meeting their necessities. 


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of June 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on The Georgia Student Finance Commission website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen.

  • A student must be a legal resident of Georgia and must graduate from a HOPE-eligible high school.

  • The applicant must maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum of 3 GPA out of 4 to be eligible for the scholarship.