How do you qualify for HOPE Scholarship?
To be eligible, students must receive at least a 21 on their ACT or a 1060 on the SAT and have a 3.0 or above GPA.
Students also are required to complete the FAFSA application and to enroll full-time at an eligible college within 16 months of graduating high school..
How many hours does HOPE scholarship cover?
12 hoursStudents that meet all eligibility requirements and are attending an eligible private college or university receive a HOPE Scholarship award amount, to be applied toward standard undergraduate tuition, up to a maximum of 12 hours, based on a half-time or full-time enrollment status.
Can you lose hope after one semester?
You cannot regain HOPE eligibility at the end of a spring term, unless that term is also when you have attempted 30/60/90 semester or 45/90/135 quarter hours with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Beginning fall term 2011, a student may only regain the HOPE Scholarship one time.
Can you get HOPE scholarship back after losing it?
Regaining Eligibility for the HOPE Scholarship Students who lose the HOPE scholarship at a 30, 60 or 90 hour checkpoint, or an End-of-Spring checkpoint may regain eligibility if they have a 3.0 at the point of attempting 60 or 90 semester hours. After a student has attempted 90 credits, he or she cannot be reevaluated.
How do I know if I got HOPE Scholarship?
You can view your HOPE GPA by logging into your account at www.gafutures.org. If you are not a HOPE Scholar at the time of high school graduation, you could be eligible to earn the HOPE Scholarship by achieving a 3.0 HOPE GPA at the completion of 30, 60 or 90 attempted hours.
How much money does the HOPE scholarship give you?
The Grant provides a one-time $500 HOPE award that can be used toward tuition, books or other educational costs at an eligible college or university in Georgia. Full-time enrollment is not required.