Georgia Zell Miller 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 Zell Miller Scholarship if they graduated from an eligible high school with a 3.7 or higher grade point average and received a minimum score of 1200 on the SAT or 26 on ACT.
  • OR entering freshmen who are Georgia residents may qualify for the Zell Miller Scholarship if they graduated from an eligible high school as the class valedictorian or salutatorian.
  • Students who currently are eligible for and receive the Zell Miller Scholarship at another Georgia institution may continue to receive the Zell Miller Scholarship at Emory. To retain eligibility at Emory, students must enroll at least half-time and maintain a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
  • GPA calculations are based upon letter grades only, and plus/minus (i.e., A-, B+) values are ignored.
  • Zell Miller Scholarships are not based on need, but will reduce any other full tuition awards you receive.
  • Zell Miller 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: $2,240 per semester, Half-time students: $1,120 per semester.
  • For additional information about the Zell Miller Scholarship please see your Financial Aid Advisor.