Georgia Student Finance Commission


Application and Deadline for the HOPE Scholarship

HOPE & Zell Miller Scholarships

Application and Deadline for the HOPE Scholarship

Complete FAFSA

Required Application

Students have two options when applying for the HOPE Scholarship:

Complete GSFAPP

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or,
  2. Complete the online Georgia Student Finance Application (GSFAPP)

Note: The FAFSA must be completed each year. The GSFAPP remains valid for 10 years.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is the last day of the school term or a student's withdrawal date, whichever occurs first.

Recommendation:  Submit the annual FAFSA or the GSFAPP as early as possible; the earlier you apply, the earlier your college can determine your eligibility and awards.

Note: Additional college-specific application and deadline requirements may be required. Check with your postsecondary institution.

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