Zell Miller Scholarship ProgramComplete a home study program pursuant to O.C.G.A. §20-2-690(c), et seq. and then complete 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of college degree-level credit.

For purposes of the Zell Miller Scholarship Program, a home study program is an educational entity that is not a public or a private school in Georgia and meets the requirements for home study programs pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-690(c), et seq.

A student who completes a home study program may receive the Zell Miller Scholarship retroactively for his or her freshman year of college, if he or she earns a 3.30 cumulative grade point average after attempting 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of college degree-level credit. The student must have had 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 completion of the home study program.

  • If you meet the criteria listed above, complete and submit the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship Eligibility Evaluation Request form and required documents as one package to the following address:
    Georgia Student Finance Commission
    Program Administration
    2082 East Exchange Place
    Tucker, Georgia 30084
  • You must also submit an application for the Zell Miller Scholarship by completing either the current year FAFSA or the Zell Miller Scholarship application through GSFAPPS. The deadline to apply for the Zell Miller Scholarship retroactive payment is the last day of the semester or quarter immediately following the semester or quarter in which you reached the 30 semester or 45 quarter attempted-hour point (excluding summer semester).

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