March 20, 2023
Making a College Savings Contribution by April 18 Could Provide Tax Benefits on Last Year’s Tax Return
ATLANTA, GA – It’s tax season, and for many that means it’s time to get financial plans in order for the coming year. But did you know it’s not too late to save on your 2022 taxes, while at the same time saving for college?
March 1, 2023
Georgia Student Finance Commission Partners with over 40 Georgia Colleges and Universities to Waive College Application Fees in March
ATLANTA, GA – Over 40 Georgia colleges and universities will waive college application fees for high school seniors in March. This will be the 4th time the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) has partnered with the University System of Georgia (USG), the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), and private institutions to promote application fee waivers to Georgia high school seniors.
January 30, 2023
Georgia Offers Nation's Lowest Cost 529 Plan for Saving for College
ATLANTA, GA – Financial planning is not something that comes naturally to many people, yet it is an essential element of future success. For families working to save for their children's educational expenses, 529 plans are often a go-to savings tool.
November 21, 2022
Share the Gift of Education This Holiday Season
ATLANTA, GA – Children outgrow toys and clothes, and when you make a contribution to their college savings, you are giving them a gift that grows with them. This holiday season, I want to encourage families to consider replacing at least one traditional gift this year with the gift of education through the state's college savings plan, the Path2College 529 Plan.
November 1, 2022
Georgia Colleges and Universities to Waive College Application Fees in November
ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Student Finance Commission has partnered with the University System of Georgia (USG), the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), private institutions, and Georgia Military College to provide application fee waivers to Georgia high school seniors during Georgia Apply to College Month. More than forty colleges and universities have agreed to waive their application fees for high school seniors between November 1st and 30th.
March 2, 2022
Georgia Colleges and Universities to Waive College Application Fees in March
ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Student Finance Commission has partnered with the University System of Georgia (USG), the Technical College System of Georgia (TSCG), and Georgia Military College to provide college application fee waivers at select schools during the month of March. This is the second round of fee waivers for students in the 2022 academic year and builds upon the success of “No Fee November” in 2021.
February 10, 2022
Georgia’s First Need-Based Mentorship and College Scholarship Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary on REACH Georgia Day
ATLANTA, GA – Georgians from across the state came together at the Georgia State Capitol to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the REACH Georgia program. REACH Georgia, administered by the Georgia Student Finance Authority (GSFA), is the State of Georgia’s first need-based mentorship and college scholarship program. The 10th Anniversary Celebration included House and Senate resolutions and a proclamation from Governor Brian Kemp recognizing February 10, 2022, as REACH Georgia Day.