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  Hope Scholarship Guidelines
The HOPE Scholarship award amount is determined annually by the South Carolina General Assembly.
Currently, the HOPE Scholarship award amount at USC Columbia is $2,800, $2,500 related to tuition expense plus $300 based on the cost of textbooks.
The HOPE Scholarship will be disbursed in equal amounts at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.
www.sc.edu /financialaid/hope.html   (538 words)

  Financial Aid | HOPE Scholarship
HOPE eligibility is reviewed at the end of every Spring semester (unless you are a part time freshman--please click here to learn more) and at the end of the semester in which 30, 60, or 90 semester hours have been attempted.
HOPE may not be regained at the Spring semester checkpoint, unless that coincides with a 60 or 90 hour checkpoint.
The scholarship can be forgiven by serving in the field for which the scholarship was awarded at a Georgia public school at the preschool, elementary, middle or high school level one academic year for each $2500 awarded.
students.georgiasouthern.edu /finaid/types/hope.html   (768 words)

 KSU Financial Aid - HOPE Scholarship
The amount that the HOPE Scholarship will pay for mandatory fees at public colleges and universities and technical colleges is capped at the amount paid at each institution for the 2003/2004 award year.
A HOPE Scholarship recipient must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at the 30 semester hour, 60 semester hour and 90 semester hour checkpoints to be eligible to renew.
HOPE Scholarship eligibility can be lost at any checkpoint but gained or regained at the 30, 60 or 90 attempted hour checkpoints only.
www.kennesaw.edu /financial_aid/types_available_hope.htm   (2857 words)

 HOPE Scholarship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The HOPE Scholarship is a university scholarship program in the U.S. state of Georgia.
HOPE (a reverse acronym for "helping outstanding pupils educationally") is entirely funded by ticket sales from the Georgia Lottery and is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission.
HOPE has been blamed for increased levels of grade inflation in Georgia schools, with instructors feeling pressured to give their students higher grades to maintain the necessary GPA for the scholarship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HOPE_Scholarship   (501 words)

 Ogeechee Technical College: Financial Aid Hope Scholarship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
HOPE is a state tuition assistance program funded by the Lottery for Education.
HOPE for Diploma or Certificate Programs Students enrolling in diploma or certificate programs are eligible for HOPE regardless of the year of high school graduation and regardless of their high school GPA.
Eligible students may receive the scholarship for up to 190 credit hours, provided they make satisfactory progress and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA in the quarter that they are attempting to complete their 45th, 90th and 135th hours.
www.ogeechee.tec.ga.us /FinancialAid/HopeScholarship/index.asp   (287 words)

 Georgia State University EMG
However, all HOPE Scholarship recipients must have a grade point average of at least a 3.0 at the end of every spring term in order to continue their eligibility, except for freshmen enrolled for less than 12 credit hours for each of their first three school terms.
HOPE Scholarship recipients transferring from one HOPE-eligible Georgia institution to another HOPE-eligible institution are eligible for HOPE funds if they continue to meet all of the eligibility requirements.
You cannot regain HOPE eligibility at the end of spring term, unless that term is also when you have attempted 60 semester or 90 quarter hours or 90 semester or 135 quarter hours with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
www.gsu.edu /es/maintaining_hope.html   (1203 words)

 Facts About the HOPE Scholarship and Other New Tax Benefits - Tyler Junior College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The HOPE "Scholarship" is not technically a "scholarship." It is a tax credit available to eligible students during their first two years of postsecondary education.
The HOPE tax credit applies for expenses paid after December 31, 1997, and for education provided in academic periods beginning after that date.
Section 117 of the IRS Code excludes from taxable income funds received as a qualified scholarship, as well as tuition remission support for both graduate students and relatives of employees of colleges and universities.
www.tjc.edu /scholarship/hope-scholarship.htm   (885 words)

 HOPE Scholarship - Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Georgia
The amount of the semester HOPE payment is equal to tuition and mandatory fees for the semester, less the amount of any other scholarship which must be applied solely to the student's tuition.
HOPE recipients are also entitled to a book allowance of $150 per semester if enrolled in six (6) or more credit hours, or $75 if enrolled in fewer than six credit hours.
A student transferring to the University of Georgia from an out-of-state institution, and who was not named as a HOPE Scholar upon graduation from high school, will not be considered for the HOPE Scholarship until he or she has attempted the equivalent of 30 semester hours.
www.uga.edu /osfa/hope.html   (1450 words)

 2004-2005 Undergraduate Scholarship Program
HOPE scholarship funds are awarded to the student to be used for payment of other fees associated with the cost of attendance.
HOPE scholarship funds will be applied to the balance of enrollment fees and any remaining amount to be used for payment of other fees associated with the cost of attendance.
Unless otherwise noted, renewal of scholarships is based on a 2.75 cumulative grade point average in the first year and a 3.00 cumulative grade point average thereafter.
www.enrollment.memphis.edu /scholarships/schol_fresh.html   (1170 words)

 HOPE Scholarships | GCSU
The HOPE Scholarship is Georgia's unique scholarship program that rewards students' hard work with financial assistance in a degree program at Georgia College.
The HOPE Scholarship for undergraduate studies covers tuition, some mandatory fees, and a book allowance.
HOPE also provides scholarship funds to assist teachers and individuals who want to earn an Education degree and teach in Georgia public schools.
www.gcsu.edu /financialaid/hope.html   (137 words)

 Fool.com: The Hope Scholarship Credit (The HOPE Credit)
The HOPE credit (not another government acronym, simply short for the entire title: The Hope Scholarship Credit) may allow you to turn part of the higher education expenses you pay for yourself, your spouse, or your dependents into tax savings.
The HOPE credit is available only for the qualified tuition and related expenses of an eligible student, (i.e., a student who is enrolled in a degree or certificate program on at least a half-time basis at an eligible educational institution).
In the latter situation, the HOPE credit is allowed only to the taxpayer claiming that individual as a dependent, and the credit is based on the total qualified tuition and related expenses paid both by the taxpayer and the student.
www.fool.com /School/Taxes/1998/taxes981016.htm   (1044 words)

 Hope Scholarship Information
HOPE may be used at public technical colleges and eligible public or private colleges and universities in Georgia.
The HOPE Scholarship is awarded to students in degree programs, who must meet different qualifications than students earning a certificate or diploma.
If you are a recent high school graduate and wish to receive the HOPE Scholarship for a degree program at a technical college, you must meet the same qualifications as a student seeking a degree at one of Georgia's public or private colleges or universities.
www.dtae.org /hope.html   (706 words)

 The Hope Scholarship
The Hope Scholarship is somewhat of a misnomer.
To qualify, the student must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent degree, be enrolled at least half-time for one academic period during the tax year, and must not have been convicted of a federal or state drug felony.
You cannot combine the Hope Scholarship Credit with the Lifetime Learning Credit or the Education IRA in the same year for the same child.
www.theoldschool.org /taxbreaks/hope.asp   (255 words)

 Hope College | Admissions | Scholarships
Scholarships awarded to students on the basis of overall high school academic record.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding minority students who have also been active participants in the multicultural life of their home communities, have demonstrated leadership abilities and who show promise for contributing actively to the quality of life on the Hope College campus.
Scholarship recipients will be expected to remain active in the multicultural life of Hope College.
www.hope.edu /admissions/scholarship/covenant.html   (659 words)

 HOPE Scholarship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE) scholarship is for Georgia residents who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and attend an eligible Georgia college.
This scholarship is renewable based upon a review of the student's academic record at predetermined intervals.
Students who lose their HOPE scholarship will be given opportunities to have it renewed.
www.thomasu.edu /hope.htm   (147 words)

 Hope College | Admissions | Scholarships
With the exception of the National Merit Scholarship, the Hope College Application for Admission also serves as the application for these scholarships and awards.
All documents required for scholarship selection must be received on or before February 15 to assure consideration.
Hope College Scholarships are limited to one per student with the exception of Distinguished Artist Awards, which may be combined with another scholarship.
www.hope.edu /admissions/scholarship/academic.html   (308 words)

 Hope Scholarship
The Hope Scholarship is a tax credit available for the first two years of college or post secondary education.
Unlike a scholarship or a tax deduction, the Hope Scholarship is a tax credit, and can be subtracted directly from the total federal tax on a tax return.
Unlike the Hope Scholarship, the Lifetime Learning Credit does not require students to be in their first two years of study and does not require at least half-time enrollment.
www.registrar.umb.edu /hope_scholarship.html   (709 words)

 The Hope Scholarship
The HOPE Scholarship Credit and other features included in the federal Tax Relief Act of 1997 promise to make an education at Monroe Community College an even better bargain than it has been in the past.
The HOPE "Scholarship" is not technically a "scholarship." It is a tax credit available to eligible students during their first two years of post-secondary education.
The tax credit may be used on 100 percent of the first $1,000 of tuition and fees and 50 percent of the second $1,000 during the qualified period.
www.monroecc.edu /depts/bursars/Hope.htm   (500 words)

 Southwest Georgia Technical College - Financial Aid - HOPE Scholarship
The HOPE Program, funded by the Georgia Lottery for Education, is a unique program that rewards students with financial assistance in degree, diploma, and certificate programs.
Must be a legal resident of Georgia for 12 months prior to receiving HOPE Award and have not attended a Georgia college as an out-of-state resident.
You may be eligible for the HOPE Scholarship after attempting 45 credit hours, if you have earned a 3.0 GPA.
www.swgtc.net /finaid/hope.asp   (324 words)

 HOPE Scholarship
The HOPE Scholarship is a nonrenewable scholarship for entering freshmen residents of South Carolina who are enrolled full-time.
The HOPE Scholarship award amount is determined annually by the South Carolina General Assembly.
Note: The HOPE Scholarship in combination with all other scholarships and grants may not exceed the cost of attendance as defined by Title IV regulations.
virtual.clemson.edu /groups/finaid/Hope.htm   (413 words)

 The Hope Scholarship
The Halifax Education Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of "The Hope Scholarship" in honor of Buford T. and Alvelta Hope Arthur Lumsden.
Through generous donations of $25,000, "The Hope Scholarship" is the first endowed scholarship fund of the Halifax Educational Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship applications are available at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.
www.svheducation.org /hope_scholarship.htm   (150 words)

 FinAid | Other Types of Aid | Education Tax Benefits
The amount of the Hope Scholarship is increased to $3,300 for Gulf Opportunity Zone Students.) The amount of the credit is 100% of the first $1,100 of qualified tuition and related expenses per student and 50% of the second $1,100 of qualified tuition and related expenses.
The Hope Scholarship can be used in conjunction with other tax benefits, provided that different education expenses form the basis for each benefit.
This is in contrast with the Hope Scholarship, which is based on the number of eligible students in the household.
www.finaid.org /otheraid/tax.phtml   (1952 words)

 HOPE Scholarship
The CP curriculum for HOPE is a total of 16 academic units: 4 Language Arts, 4 Mathematics, 3 Science, 3 Social Studies and 2 Foreign Language.
The TP curriculum for HOPE is a total of 13 academic units: 4 Language Arts, 3 Mathematics, 3 Science and 3 Social Studies.
Students applying for HOPE must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen for Title IV funds, must meet HOPE's Georgia residency requirements, meet the Selective Service registration requirements, and be a 1993 or later graduate of an eligible high school.
www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us /DaculaHS/departments/counseling/hope_scholarship.htm   (207 words)

 Georgia Institute of Technology :: Financial Aid :: HOPE Scholarship
Students who graduated before the HOPE Scholarship program was implemented, or were not academically eligible at the time of their high school graduation, may apply for this award after attempting 30 credits of post secondary undergraduate coursework with a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Students who graduated from an ineligible high school, or were home-schooled in 1997 or later, may be eligible to receive the HOPE Scholarship retroactively after attempting 30 credits of post secondary undergraduate coursework with a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Students are evaluated for their continued eligibility in the HOPE Scholarship program at various checkpoints throughout their academic career.
www.finaid.gatech.edu /hope   (916 words)

 HOPE Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions
The HOPE "Scholarship" is actually not a "scholarship." It is a tax credit available to eligible students during their first two years of postsecondary education.
In general, scholarships and grants are nontaxable to the extent that they are used to pay tuition and fees.
The Hope tax credit is not refundable for anyone who does not pay taxes or who owe less in taxes than the maximum amount of the Hope tax credit for which the individual is eligible.
www.wscc.cc.tn.us /busoffice/hope-faq.asp   (1644 words)

 Scholarships: Hope Scholarship Credit - Office of Financial Aid - Hostos Community College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The exact amount of the Hope credit also depends on a family's income, the amount of qualified tuition and fees paid, and the amount of certain scholarships and allowances subtracted from tuition.
The Hope credit amount is reduced gradually for families with incomes between $43,000 and $53,000 if single, or $87,000 and $107,000 if married and filing jointly.
Taxpayers may claim a Lifetime Learning credit, a Hope credit, and an exclusion from gross income for certain distributions from qualified state tuition programs or education IRAs, if a different student is used for each credit or exclusion and a family does not exceed the Lifetime Learning maximum per family ($2,000).
www.hostos.cuny.edu /ofa/scholarships/hope.html   (898 words)

 HOPE Teacher Scholarship Loan Program - College of Education - UWG
The maximum award for the HOPE Teacher Scholarship loan is based on the number of credit hours required for a student to complete their program of study in a critical shortage field.
In return for the HOPE Teacher Scholarship loan, the student agrees to teach or continue teaching, on a full-time basis, as an employee in a Georgia Public School System, in the critical shortage field for which he or she was funded, one academic year for each $2,500 awarded.
A student attending a Georgia University System institution meets the residency requirements for purposes of the HOPE Teacher Scholarship Loan Program if he or she meets the requirements to be classified as a legal resident of Georgia for in-state tuition under Board of Regents policy.
coe.westga.edu /Students/Common/Hope.asp   (558 words)

 Macon Economic Development Commission - Labor & Workforce: Hope Scholarship
Since September 1993, HOPE Scholarships valued at $470 million have been earned by more than 300,000 Georgia students attending colleges, universities and technical institutes across the state.
Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship provides eligible students wishing to attend a Georgia public college or university with tuition, mandatory fees and a $200 per semester book allowance.
Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship is also available to eligible students wishing to attend a public technical college.
www.maconworks.com /labor-workforce/labor-hope-scholarship.asp   (236 words)

 GAcollege411 - Georgia's HOPE Program
HOPE — Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally — is Georgia's unique scholarship and grant program that rewards students with financial assistance in degree, diploma, and certificate programs at eligible Georgia public and private colleges and universities, and public technical colleges.
HOPE is funded entirely by the Georgia Lottery for Education, which also funds Georgia's statewide prekindergarten program.
If you are interested in the HOPE Teacher Scholarship Loan for individuals pursuing a masters, specialist or doctorate degree in education in a critical shortage teaching field, or the PROMISE Teacher Scholarship Loan for undergraduate education majors, click here.
www.gacollege411.org /FinAid/ScholarshipsAndGrants/HOPEScholarship/default.asp   (398 words)

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