Financial Aid is money that can be used to assist students and their families with the cost of post-secondary education. These costs include tuition, books, fees, and living expenses. Students may receive financial aid from many sources, but the most common are scholarships, grants, and loans.
Click here to link to studentaid.ed.gov
The HOPE Scholarship, HOPE Grant, and Zell Miller Scholarship are examples of non-need based scholarships or grants and provide wonderful opportunities for Georgia families. However, budgets cuts have forced changes in this program over the last year. Please review the following document for updates to the HOPE program.
(GSFC.georgia.gov) Ga Student Finance Commission
To be eligible for most forms of financial aid, families must fill out the FAFSA and/or the GSFAPPS each year, beginning in the spring of their senior year of high school. These applications can be found on GAfutures.org.