Georgia's Zell Miller Scholarship is available to all Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending college in Georgia.

To receive Zell Miller Scholarship funding:

+   Students must have a 3.7 GPA graduating from an eligible high school.

+   Students must, in addition to the 3.7 GPA, have a combined 1200 on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or at least a 26 Composite ACT score. These test scores must come from a single test sitting.

+   Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in college to keep the Zell Miller scholarship.

+   A valedictorian and salutatorian from each high school will be eligible to receive the Zell Miller Scholarship without consideration of the GPA or ACT/SAT requirements.

+   Zell Miller Scholarship will cover tuition at 100% for an academic year.

+   Students who drop below the college 3.3 GPA can earn Regular HOPE if their GPA remains at 3.0 or above.
As you can see, the Zell Miller Scholarship is highly selective.  Itís important to know that a student must meet all the requirements in order to become eligible to receive such an award.  Below are additional new requirements and guidelines that have been taken into account for the new Zell Miller Scholarship.

+   Book and fee allowances have been eliminated.

+   Remedial classes are not covered by the HOPE scholarship.

+   Eligible students can continue to receive HOPE scholarship until they have attempted a maximum of 127 semester hours.

+   Students who lose Regular HOPE or the Zell Miller scholarship at an established checkpoint will have a single chance to regain HOPE or the Zell Miller scholarship.

+   Beginning with high school graduating class of 2015, students will be required to demonstrate that they have taken a certain number of rigorous high school courses in math, science, and foreign language.

+   Courses earned through dual-enrollment will count toward the rigor requirements being phased in for 2015.




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