Georgia Hope Scholarship

  • For undergraduate Georgia residents, first baccalaureate degree students only.
  • How to Apply:  Complete a FAFSA if you are interested in federal aid as well as the HOPE Scholarship.  If you do not plan to apply for other financial aid, create an account and complete the online state aid application, at GAfutures.
  • Entering freshmen who are Georgia residents may qualify for the HOPE Scholarship if they graduated from an eligible high school with a 3.0 or higher grade point average.
  • Students who were not eligible for the HOPE Scholarship as an entering freshman may become eligible when they have earned a minimum of 30 credit hours with a 3.0 or better grade point average.
  • Students who currently are eligible for and receive the HOPE Scholarship at another Georgia institution may continue to receive the HOPE Scholarship at Emory. To retain eligibility at Emory, students must enroll at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • GPA calculations are based upon letter grades only, and plus/minus (i.e., A-, B+) values are ignored. HOPE Scholarships are not based on need, but will reduce any other full tuition awards you receive. HOPE Scholarship regulations are updated annually and may change. The annual award amount is determined by state appropriations.
  • For Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, students attending Emory University will receive the following: Full-time students: $2,028 per semester, Half-time students: $1,014 per semester.
  • For additional information about the HOPE Scholarship please see your Financial Aid Advisor.