Georgia Hope Scholarship Program Overview

Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program HOPE — Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally — is Georgia’s  scholarship and grant program, formed in 1993,  that rewards students with financial assistance in degree, diploma, and certificate programs at eligible Georgia public and private institutions.  There are four Hope based programs:  Hope Scholarship, Hope Grant, Zell … Continue reading

Merit based scholarships and student migration

A 2011 study entitled, “State Merit Based Scholarship Programs Influence on Outmigration” by Joseph A. Williams and John Burczek Dreier looked at state based merit scholarship programs and the influence of these programs on migration on students. Included are key points as relating to Georgia’ Hope Scholarship program and findings… “The … Continue reading