Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant

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Scholarship Description

Public Safety Memorial Grant provides assistance to the dependent children of Georgia public safety officers who were permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty. Funds may be used toward the cost of attendance at eligible colleges or universities in Georgia.

To be eligible for the Public Safety Memorial Grant, a student must:

  • Be the dependent child of a Georgia Public Safety Officer who was permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty; and
  • Be a U.S. citizen or national of the U.S. or have evidence from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) of eligible permanent resident alien status; and
  • Be a legal resident of Georgia 12 months prior to receiving aid; and
  • Be enrolled in a Georgia public or private college, university or technical college as a full-time (12 hours) undergraduate student seeking a college degree or technical certificate/diploma; and
  • Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements; and
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the college; and
  • Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990; and
  • Not be in default or owe a refund on a student financial aid program.

Recipients receive an award that covers their total cost of attendance, minus any other student financial aid, at an eligible postsecondary institution in Georgia, not to exceed $18,000 per award year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: Georgia
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required

How To Apply

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Donor: Georgia Student Finance Commission

Georgia Student Finance administers State of Georgia scholarship, grant, and loan programs, including the HOPE Programs.