Dual Enrollment funding Program
- A student must be enrolled in and physically attending a participating eligible public or private high school in Georgia or an eligible participating home study program in Georgia.
- A student must be approved, by the participating high school or home study program at which he or she is enrolled, to participate in dual enrollment.
- Prior to participating in Dual Enrollment, as part of the application process, the student and student’s parent/guardian must complete the Student Participation Agreement (SPA).
- A student must have completed the admission process and been accepted and approved by the participating postsecondary institution.
- All postsecondary coursework must be completed prior to high school graduation or home study completion in order to receive Dual Enrollment credit and funding.
- Meet federal Selective Service registration requirements, per Georgia state law. The requirement to register applies to males who were born on or after January 1, 1960, are at least 18, are citizens or eligible non-citizens who came to the United States prior to age 26
Grade Level Eligibility
11th & 12th Graders
- Eligible students may take any approved Dual Enrollment courses listed on the Course Directory, at an eligible participating postsecondary institution (USG, TCSG or private).
- Eligible students may enroll in approved Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses listed on the Course Directory at a participating TCSG institution only.
- Eligible students who have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26 in a single national test administration, may enroll in any approved courses listed on the Course Directory at a TCSG, USG or private eligible participating postsecondary institution.
Note: GSFC must have the required qualifying test score(s) on file prior to the high school or home study approving courses on the student’s Dual Enrollment funding Application.
Submitting Test Scores for Dual Enrollment
Email SAT score reports to GSFC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Print your test score report from College Board’s website for the SAT.
- Sign, date and write this statement on the report: "This is a true and exact copy of the original score report."
- Save your document(s) as one electronic file (acceptable file types: pdf, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, tif, tiff).
- The body of the email must provide:
- student’s full name
- high school of attendance
- date of birth (DOB)
- last four of digits of the Social Security Number (SSN)
To request ACT to submit your score report to GSFC electronically, follow these steps:
- Go to ACT.org and sign into your account.
- Select your ACT score report be sent to GSFC by entering the recipient code: 2225
- ACT will then send GSFC an electronic file to update the student’s record.
- Students in the 9th grade are not eligible to participate in the Dual Enrollment funding Program.
- Students must be less than twenty-two (22) years of age on the start date of the postsecondary term of enrollment for which funding is sought.
- Students who reach twenty-two (22) years of age during the postsecondary term, may complete the term.
Length of Eligibility
- A student’s length of eligibility concludes at the end of the term in which the one of the following has occurred. The student has:
- Reached the Age limit or
- Reached the Funding Cap or
- Received a high school diploma, a General Education Development (GED) diploma or completed a Home Study program.
Public High School Students pursuing an Accelerated Career Diploma for High School Graduation
- Public high school students, designated by their high school, pursing High School Graduation Option B (SB2) as of Spring term 2020, may enroll in any approved Dual Enrollment courses at a TCSG, USG or private eligible participating postsecondary institution.
- Public high school students, designated by their high school, as pursuing an Accelerated Carer Diploma starting Summer term 2020 or after are subject to the Funding Cap.
Course Retake & Withdrawals
- A student may not receive funding to repeat or retake a course.
- A student is no longer eligible to continue to receive program funding after withdrawing from Dual Enrollment course(s) two (2) times.