Federal and State Programs
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Grant and Scholarships
Am I Eligible?
State and Federal Assistance
How do I apply
Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant
Yes, if a Georgia resident taking a full course load. (12 credit hours per semester.)
$350 per semester, up to $700 per academic year
Complete eHOPE/e_TEG Online Application
Yes, if a legal resident of Georgia. Graduated from an accredited GA high school in 1996 or later with a 3.3 GPA. Student must be enrolled at least 1/2 time. Final eligibility is determined by the state.
Full-time enrollmentUp to $3,600 per year1/2 time enrollmentUp to $1,800 per year
Complete e-HOPE/e-TEG ONline Application
Federal Pell Grant
Yes, if a U.S. citizen with established need and enrolled in an approved program.
Awards up to $5,550 per year
File Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Yes, if a U.S. citizen with established need. Because of limited funds, this program usually aids students with extreme financial need.
Awards range from $100 to $2,000 per year
Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan
Yes, if a student enrolls half-time. Federal Government pays interest while student is in school. Repayment begins six months after student carries less than half-time load.
Amounts up to $3,500 for first-year students; $4,500 for sophomore students; $5,500 for juniors and seniors.
File Free Application for Federal Student Aid and loan application.
Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
Yes, if a student is enrolled at least half-time. Federal Government does not pay interest while student is in school. Repayment of principal and interest begins six months after student carries less than half-time load.
Amounts of $3,500 to $7,500 for first-year students; $4,500 to $8,500 for sophomore students; $8,500 to $12,500 for juniors and seniors.
PLUS Loan (Parent Loan)
Yes, loans to parent of dependent student who enrolls at least half-time. Parent pays interest while student is in school.
Amount based on cost of education minus financial aid
File Free Application for Federal Student Aid and PLUS loan application.
Federal College Work-Study Program
Yes, if student is a U.S. citizen with established need and enrolled in an approved program. Part-time work on and off campus in offices, library, etc.
Current minimum wage. Student paid twice monthly after successful completion of work
File Free Application for Federal Student Aid and TMC Application for Student Employment