The Zell Miller Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program with certain academic and grade point average eligibility requirements available to students who have attained the University System of Georgia and GSFC's residency requirements and are registered in an undergraduate degree-seeking program. To be a Zell Miller Scholar a student must also have met all the eligibility requirements of a HOPE Scholar.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must:
Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements;
Be a legal resident of Georgia;
Meet enrollment requirements;
Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;
Meet academic achievement standards;
A student must be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs;
A student must be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;
A student must not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program
Met the aforementioned requirements for the Zell Miller Scholarship at the time of high school graduation.
Have at least a 3.3 college GPA at the checkpoints (30, 60, 90 attempted hours and every spring semester).
Georgia residents who graduate from high school with a 3.7 or greater GPA and a score of at least a 1,200 reading and math score on the SAT or an ACT composite score of 26.