Zell Miller Scholarship Program

A student who graduated from an eligible high school or completed a home study program pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-690(c), et seq. and who first entered an eligible postsecondary institution between 2007 and 2010, may be eligible to become a Zell Miller Scholar.

To qualify, a student must:

  • Have graduated from an eligible high school with a minimum 3.7 Zell Miller GPA and earned a minimum combined score of 1200 on the math and reading portions of the SAT, in a single administration of the test or a minimum composite score of 26 on the ACT, in a single administration of the test, prior to high school graduation or home study completion, or
  • Have been named the valedictorian or salutatorian by his or her eligible high school, or
  • Have completed a home study program and received a minimum combined score of 1200 on the math and reading portions of the SAT, in a single administration of the test or a minimum composite score of 26 on the ACT, in a single administration of the test, prior to the date of home study completion and earned a cumulative 3.3 postsecondary GPA after attempting 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of degree-level coursework; and
  • Meet all other Zell Miller Scholarship eligibility requirements.
If you are certain that you met both the Zell Miller Scholarship GPA requirement and the ACT or SAT score requirement at the time you graduated high school, please complete the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship Eligibility Evaluation Request form and return to:
Georgia Student Finance Commission
Program Administration
2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, Georgia 30084

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