Eligibility for the Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship Loan Program

State Military Programs

Eligibility for the Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship Loan Program

To be eligible for the GMC State Service Program, you must:

  1. Be a legal resident of Georgia for a minimum of 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the beginning of fall quarter at GMC;
  2. Qualify for regular admission to GMC;
  3. Have a minimum, high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and also have a minimum total score of 800 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or 17 on the American College Test (ACT);
  4. Be of high moral character and demonstrate good citizenship as evidenced in a letter of recommendation from an administrative official of the high school where the applicant is enrolled at the time the application is made, or from which the applicant graduated;
  5. Meet mental and physical health standards required for enlistment in the Georgia National Guard;
  6. Be an entering Freshmen enrolled full time in order to receive a full, two-year award;
  7. Be a senior scheduled to graduate from high school at the end of the academic year in which the application is made, or must have completed high school but have not begun college in order to receive a full, two-year award;
  8. Meet federal Title IV Selective Service registration requirements;
  9. Not be in default on a federal Title IV or State of Georgia educational loan(s) previously obtained from or through GSFA unless the student has made satisfactory arrangements for repayment;
  10. Be in compliance in with the Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990.