## 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.