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Eligibility for the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant Program

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Eligibility for the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant Program

There are several basic eligibility requirements. To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or national of the U.S. or have evidence from INS of eligible permanent resident alien status;
  • Be a legal resident of Georgia;
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at an eligible private college or university in Georgia;
  • Be an undergraduate student in a program of study leading to a college degree;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress;
  • Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;
  • Not be in default or owe a refund on a student financial aid program;
  • Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;
  • Must not have received TEG payments for more than 127 semester/190 quarter hours.