Georgia HERO Scholarship Category A

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$2000
awarded

Awarded By

Georgia Student Finance Commission

Award Amount

Eligible recipients may receive up to $2,000 per academic school year. Award amounts are prorated for school terms in which recipients are enrolled for less than full time (12 hours). Recipients are eligible for the equivalent of four Award Years of HERO assistance, for a total of $8,000. A renewal application must be completed each academic year.

Recipients

Varies, all qualified applicants will be considered.

Additional Information

The Georgia HERO (Helping Educate Reservists and their Offspring) Scholarship is a state program, administered through the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC), established to provide educational scholarship assistance to members of the Georgia National Guard and U.S. Military Reservists who served in combat zones, and the children and the spouses of such members of the Georgia National Guard and U.S. Military Reserves. Recipients must attend an institution that is a unit of the University System of Georgia, or the Technical College System of Georgia, or an eligible private/independent college or university in Georgia. A list of eligible institutions is available online at the GSFC website. Students must meet the general eligibility requirements for receipt of state aid in the state of Georgia and must: not owe repayment of a grant under any state or federal grant or scholarship program; not be in default on any federal Title IV or state student loan program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made; maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in accordance with the Federal Title IV standards and practices of the institution; and meet Federal Selective Service registration requirements.

Deadline Info

Applications are available from the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) website. Interested students must apply directly through eligible postsecondary institutions in Georgia. In addition to ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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