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Guiding Georgians in their financial decisions since 1965, GSFC is one of the most successful state student aid operations in the nation.
We provide financial aid programs advocating on issues related to financing higher education, financial literacy and default prevention.
In addition, we provide consultation to K-12, post-secondary institutions and community organizations to assist students and families with achieving their educational goals.
Learn more about the programs administered by Georgia Student Finance Commission and Georgia Student Finance Authority.
The Hope program provides scholarships and grants for educational programs beyond high school. For more information on eligibility requirements, program applications, award amounts, participating institutions, and other program-specific information:
Research has shown 90% of high school graduates who filed a FAFSA enrolled directly in a postsecondary program. A key initiative for the state and the nation is increasing completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and actively promoting its importance:
A program that provides funding for students at eligible high schools that are enrolled to take approved college-level coursework for credit towards both high school and college graduation requirements.