Georgia Zell Miller Scholarship

  • For undergraduate Georgia residents, first baccalaureate degree students only.
  • How to Apply: If you think you may be HOPE eligible, apply by completing the current-year FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov each year you want to be considered for federal and state aid.  If you wish to receive the HOPE scholarship only, you may complete the state application, the GSFAPP, at www.gafutures.org  and submit the Georgia Hope Scholarship/GTEG Supplemental Residency Form to the Financial Aid Office.  Please complete all sections of the form and submit the documents requested on the form.  Once these documents are approved, they will satisfy the application requirements for state aid as long as you attend Emory.
  • 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 for up to 127 attempted hours maximum. 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 2018 and Spring 2019, students attending Emory University will receive the following: Full-time students: $2,308 per semester, Half-time students: $1,154 per semester.
  • For additional information about the Zell Miller Scholarship please see your Financial Aid Advisor.