The Zell Miller Grant program administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission
is available to qualified Georgia residents who are enrolled in a diploma or technical
certificate program. Students are not required to graduate from high school with
a specific grade point average, however, students are required to have a minimum
postsecondary cumulative grade point average of 3.5 at the completion of each term
as determined by Georgia Student Finance Commission. The Zell Miller Grant award
covers 100 percent of the tuition at Georgia technical colleges.
Income is not a consideration in determining eligibility for the Zell Miller Grant.
All applicants are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA). It is recommended that student file their FAFSA at least four to six
weeks prior to the date the funds will be needed for registration. The application
is available on line at: www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Students who do not wish to be considered for federal student aid may complete an
application for HOPE Grant/Scholarship funding. Click here for instructions for completing the HOPE application.
This application may be completed electronically at: www.GAcollege411.org.