All students who are legal residents of Georgia are required to complete both the HOPE Scholarship and the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG), even if a student is not eligible at this time.
HOPE- Students who have achieved a 3.00 average in the core curriculum and have been declared HOPE Scholars by the State may apply. Students enrolled on a full-time basis (12 or more hours) and meet eligibility requirements as defined by the Georgia Student Finance Commission will receive $3,600 per academic year or $1,800 per semester. Students enrolled in at least 6 hours but less than 12 hours may receive $1,800 per academic year or $900 per semester.
GTEG - Students who are full-time may also be eligible to receive the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant. The amount of the grant is $500 per academic year or $250 per semester.
How to Apply
Applications for HOPE and GTEG are available online here.
In addition to the HOPE Scholarship and Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant, students are encouraged to apply for additional forms of assistance by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid here and the Emmanuel College Application for Financial Aid here.
All grants, scholarships and loans singularly or in combination cannot exceed a students’ cost of attendance. A students cost of attendance is determined by the financial aid office and includes tuition, room and board, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.
Award amounts listed are based on 2013-14 allocations and subject to change based on state funding levels.