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Listed below are scholarship categories.

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External Scholarships

Outside scholarships include any funding from sources outside of CSU, the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC), or the federal government. Awards from companies, foundations, civic and religious organizations, and employer tuition benefits are common examples of outside scholarships.

一道本不卡免费高清They can affect a student's aid eligibility, so they must be reported to the Office of Financial Aid. Outside scholarships help meet a student's college costs, so we are required take these awards into account when determining eligibility for other aid programs.

一道本不卡免费高清If we have to adjust other sources of aid — which may be required under state and federal regulations — we always reduce need-based loans or work-study before reducing any gift aid, like need-based scholarships or grants.

Please note that the listing of outside scholarships on this page is for informational purposes only. Inclusion in the listing does not constitute an endorsement by the Columbus State University Office of Financial Aid or Columbus State University. Neither the Columbus State University Office of Financial Aid nor Columbus State University can guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links in the listing.

Excellent sources to investigate the availability of external scholarships are:

  • High school counselors often have information of scholarships offered by local companies and clubs as well as scholarships designated for entering freshmen.
  • Employers often offer scholarships to their employees or children of employees. Please check with the Human Resources department.
  • lists information and applications for Georgia Scholarships.
  • Internet searches using the word "scholarship" will provide a multitude of national scholarship information
  • Scholarship search engines such as matches scholarships to your profile.

State Scholarships

Listed below are the requirements for the HOPE and Zell Miller scholarship programs:

The student must meet the following requirements:

  • Meet academic rigor requirements:
    • Must earn a minimum of four full credits from the academic rigor course categories (see list below) prior to graduating from high school
      • Advanced math, such as advanced algebra and trigonometry, math III, taken at the high school, or an equivalent or higher course taken for degree level credit at an Eligible Postsecondary Institution; or
      • Advanced science, such as chemistry, physics, biology II, and certain computer science courses taken at the high school level, or an equivalent or higher course taken for degree level credit at an Eligible Postsecondary Institution; or
      • Foreign language courses taken at the high school, or taken for degree level credit at an Eligible Postsecondary Institution; or
      • Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate or degree level Dual Credit Enrollment courses in Core subjects.
      • Advanced math
      • Advanced science
      • Advanced Placement (AP) courses in core subjects
      • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Must graduate from an eligible high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • GPA is checked at checkpoints to ensure student is maintaining the required 3.0 GPA
    • Checkpoints:
      • End of every spring semester
      • 30 attempted semester hours
      • 60 attempted semester hours
      • 90 attempted semester hours
      • Three-term checkpoint, if enrolled less than full-time for first three semesters
    • Can only regain HOPE once after lost
    • Can only regain eligibility at the hour checkpoints
  • Must maintain 3.0 GPA throughout to keep HOPE scholarship
  • Has 10 years after high school graduation to use HOPE scholarship before it expires
  • The student can only use HOPE or Zell within 127 attempted or paid hours (whichever comes first)
  • Hours taken through the Dual Enrollment program Fall 2011 or later do not count toward the 127 attempted hours limit
    • This allows the student to have more hours to use for HOPE or Zell

**Regulations found at

The student must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be the designated valedictorian or salutatorian AND
  • Must meet the minimum HOPE scholarship requirements
  • Has 10 years after high school graduation to use HOPE scholarship before it expires

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  • Meet academic rigor requirements as for HOPE
  • Must graduate from an eligible high school with a minimum 3.7 GPA AND
  • Must have a 1200 SAT total test score OR 26 ACT composite score
  • Must maintain 3.3 GPA throughout to keep HOPE scholarship
  • Has 10 years after high school graduation to use HOPE scholarship before it expires
  • The student can only use HOPE or Zell within 127 attempted or paid hours (whichever comes first)
  • Hours taken through the Dual Enrollment program Fall 2011 or later do not count toward the 127 attempted hours limit
    • This allows the student to have more hours to use for HOPE or Zell

一道本不卡免费高清**Regulations found at

HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship STEM Weighted Course FAQs

Effective fall 2017, when calculating the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship postsecondary Grade Point Average (GPA), an additional weight of 0.5 will be added to grades of B, C, and D for approved degree level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses taken at an eligible Georgia postsecondary institution fall 2017 or later.

Where can I find the approved STEM Courses?

Approved STEM courses can be found in the .

Will approved STEM courses I take at another eligible postsecondary institution receive the additional GPA weight at CSU?一道本不卡免费高清

Yes, all approved courses taken fall 2017 or later will receive the additional weight.

Will STEM courses I take at an out-of-state institution receive additional GPA weight?

No. Courses must be taken at an eligible Georgia postsecondary institution fall 2017 or later. Please see the for a list of the eligible schools.

Will STEM courses I took prior to fall 2017 receive additional GPA weight retroactively?

No. Only eligible courses taken fall 2017 or later will receive the additional weight.

If I take a course that is not currently in the STEM Weighted Course Directory and then it is added to the STEM Weighted Course Directory at a later date for a later term, can I get the additional GPA weight retroactively?

No. Please see the for the Beginning and Ending Term dates for all courses.

What do I need to do to have the additional GPA weight added to my HOPE Scholarship GPA?一道本不卡免费高清

一道本不卡免费高清Nothing. The additional weight will be automatically added to your HOPE Scholarship GPA.

Who determines which courses appear in the STEM Weighted Course Directory?

The STEM Weighted Course Council is responsible for approving all additions, deletions, and changes to the directory. This council consists of representatives from the University System of Georgia, the Technical College System of Georgia, the Georgia Independent College Association, the Georgia Student Finance Commission, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, and a member of the Georgia General Assembly.

How often is the STEM Weighted Course Directory updated?

一道本不卡免费高清Changes to the STEM Weighted Course Directory only occur once per year, generally in February.

Will I receive the STEM weight as a Dual Enrollment student?

Dual Enrollment students who take a STEM course will not receive an additional 0.5 weight for the class to determine their HOPE Scholarship GPA at the postsecondary (college) level because the course was taken while in high school. Students will receive a 0.5 weight for a core dual enrollment STEM course when calculating their high school HOPE Scholarship GPA.

一道本不卡免费高清NOTE: When calculating a student’s HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarship GPA, the calculation will include an additional weight of 0.5 to grades of B (3.0), C (2.0) and D (1.0) in these eligible courses. Grades of A and F do not qualify for the additional STEM weight. Dual credit enrollment students who take a STEM course will not receive an additional 0.5 weight for the class to determine their HOPE Scholarship GPA at the postsecondary (college) level because the course was taken while in high school. Students will receive a 0.5 weight for a core dual enrollment STEM course when calculating their high school HOPE Scholarship GPA.

Hope GPA STEM Sample

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