Types of Aid Available

Federal Grants




State Grants & Scholarships

Basic Eligibility Requirements for State Aid Programs

  • Must have been a U.S. citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of class of the term in which the student is seeking assistance from any state program
  • Must have been a resident of the State of Georgia at the time of high school graduation, home school program or successful GED completion for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of classes for the term in which assistance from a state program is sought; OR if student was not a resident of the State of Georgia at the time of high school graduation, home school program or successful GED completion, student must meet the minimum residency requirement of 24 consecutive months prior to the first day of classes for the term in which assistance from a state program is sought
  • Must be registered with Selective Service
  • Cannot be in default/repayment on a student loan
  • Cannot owe a refund on any federal/state grant
  • Cannot receive assistance from state programs if convicted of a drug related felony from the date of conviction to the completion of the following school term
  • Cannot receive assistance from state programs while incarcerated

For more detailed information about state grants, scholarships, and programs, go to www.gafutures.org.


Student Loans




Other Assistance