This award is available to Georgia high school students who are planning to attend an eligible public, private, or technical college in Georgia. The student must graduate high school as a Valedictorian or Salutatorian: OR, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.7 and have a SAT score of 1200 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher.
The Zell Miller Scholarship covers the tuition cost at eligible public colleges or universities within the University System of Georgia or Technical College System of Georgia. Students attending eligible private colleges or universities receive the following: Full-time students, $2,000 per semester or $1,333 per quarter; and Half-time students,$1,000 per semester or $666 per quarter. Recipients are eligible to continue receiving awards until he/she has attempted 127 semester (190 quarter) hours of college degree credit or until the completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever comes first. Recipients must maintain a grade point average of 3.30 or higher.
Applications are available from the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) GACollege411 website. Students may apply one of two ways: complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); o... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.