HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarship
The HOPE Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are residents of Georgia, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, and meet UWG’s academic progress rules, etc. It is important to remember that you can only begin receiving HOPE at certain times – as an incoming freshman or once you cross 30, 60, or 90 attempted hour checkpoints. Once a student loses HOPE, it can only be regained one time.
Zell Miller Scholarship
The Zell Miller Scholarship is awarded to Incoming Freshman who are residents of Georgia, graduated from high school with at least a 3.7 GPA, received either a 1200 SAT score or 26 ACT score in one sitting before graduating high school, and maintained a 3.3 GPA in college.
Requirements to receive HOPE/Zell
- All HOPE/Zell Miller recipients must complete a GSFAPPS located at GaCollege411, or a 2015-2016 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov with UWG school code 001601 for 2015-2016 funds. June 30, 2016 is the deadline to complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA for HOPE/Zell.
- The FAFSA is valid each academic year for three (3) semesters (fall, spring, and summer). Every fall semester requires a new FAFSA. The renewals are available each year beginning January 1st and can be completed once your (and your parents) federal income taxes are submitted to the IRS.
- After completing GSFAPPS or FAFSA, if you have further questions about your eligbility, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To see fee payment deadlines, please check The Scoop.
2015-2016 HOPE Amounts:
2015-2016 Zell Miller Amounts: