Earn a 3.0 cumulative grade point
average after attempting 30, 60, or 90 semester hours, or 45, 90,
or 135 quarter hours of college degree-level credit, regardless of
high school graduation status
A student who was not academically eligible for the HOPE
Scholarship as an entering college freshman may become eligible for
the HOPE Scholarship after attempting 30, 60, or 90 semester hours
or 45, 90, or 135 quarter hours of study with a 3.00 cumulative
grade point average at the college level.
The college or university you are attending will determine your
eligibility after you have attempted the required hours, if the
student meets all other eligibility requirements.
A student who did not receive HOPE Scholarship payment prior to
Summer term 2011 becomes ineligible for HOPE Scholarship June 30th
of the seventh full year following the student's high school
graduation date, home study completion date, GED test date, or date
the student stopped pursuing a high school diploma, whichever
occurs first, unless the student has been approved for an extension
of eligibility based on active duty military service.