State Grants and Scholarships

Georgia Hope Scholarship

Entering first-year students 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.

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 they will reduce any other full tuition scholarships you receive. HOPE Scholarship regulations are updated annually and may change.

The annual scholarships amount is determined by state appropriations. For fall 2020 and spring 2021, students attending Emory University will receive the following: Full-time students: $4,304 fall/spring; Half-time students: $1,077 per semester.

For additional information about the HOPE Scholarship see your financial aid adviser

Apply for the Georgia Hope Scholarship

  1. Complete the current-year FAFSA each year you want to be considered for federal and state aid.
  2. If you wish to receive the HOPE scholarship only, complete the state application (the GSFAPP) and submit the Georgia Hope Scholarship/GTEG Supplemental Residency Form to the Financial Aid Office. Once these documents are approved, they will satisfy the application requirements for state aid as long as you attend Emory.

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

The Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG) program provides non-repayable grants to eligible Georgia residents enrolled full-time who are attending approved private colleges in Georgia.

The annual grant amount is $425 per semester. These grants are not based on need and reduce other full tuition scholarships you receive.

Apply for the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

  1. Complete the current-year FAFSA each year you want to be considered for federal and state aid.
  2. If you wish to receive the Georgia Equalization Grant only, complete the state application (the GSFAPP) and submit the Georgia Hope Scholarship/GTEG Supplemental Residency Form to the Financial Aid Office. Once these documents are approved, they will satisfy the application requirements for state aid as long as you attend Emory.

Georgia Zell Miller Scholarship

Entering first-year students 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. Entering first-year students who are Georgia residents also may qualify for the Zell Miller Scholarship if they graduated from an eligible high school as the class valedictorian or salutatorian.

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 scholarships you receive. Zell Miller Scholarship regulations are updated annually and may change.

The annual scholarship amount is determined by state appropriations. For fall 2020 and spring 2021, students attending Emory University will receive the following: Full-time students: $5616 fall/spring; Half-time students: $1,404 per semester.

For additional information about the Zell Miller Scholarship see your financial aid adviser

Apply for the Georgia Zell Miller Scholarship

  1. Complete the current-year FAFSA each year you want to be considered for federal and state aid.
  2. If you wish to receive the Zell Miller Scholarship only, complete the state application (the GSFAPP) and submit the Georgia Hope Scholarship/GTEG Supplemental Residency Form to the Financial Aid Office. Once these documents are approved, they will satisfy the application requirements for state aid as long as you attend Emory.