HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarships

Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally – is Georgia’s unique program that rewards hard working Georgia high school students with matriculation scholarships in degree programs at any Georgia public college, university, technical institute, or eligible private institution.


How to Qualify

How to Apply

Zell Miller Scholarship


HOPE Scholarship Rigor Requirements for Students Graduating on or after May 1, 2015

New academic requirements are included in the HOPE legislation. These changes will impact students graduating from high school on or after May 1, 2015. In order to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship, students must meet the following academic requirements. Click HERE for more details.



HOPE GPA Calculation Change: Dual Enrollment Courses Now Weighted (for courses taken after July 1, 2013)

Dual enrollment courses taken at an eligible post-secondary institution after July 1, 2013 will now be weighted in the calculation of a student’s grade point average (GPA) for the purpose of determining eligibility for the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships. Dual enrollment coursework in the core content areas of English, mathematics, social studies, science, and foreign language, will be weighted the same as Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) coursework.  Please click HERE for more information.

Last updated: 11/2/2015

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