HOPE High School Equivalency (HSE) Examination Grant Program
You can now earn your GED for FREE through the Georgia HOPE HSE Grant Program.
Eligible Georgia residents can now apply for an award not to exceed $200 to cover the cost of a high school equivalency examination. The HOPE HSE Grant is available once per subject area exam to those who qualify.
How to Apply
Completing the Free Application for the HOPE High School Equivalency (HSE) Grant is the first step to obtaining funding that will help you finish high school. Follow these three simple steps to set yourself up for success.
Step 1: Have your required documents ready to upload, including a signed and notarized Affidavit of Lawful Presence .
Step 2: Make sure you have recently successfully completed a high school equivalency practice test (“Green” on the GED Ready).
Step 3: Click the “Apply Today” button, answer all questions, and upload your documents.
For questions or assistance with the HOPE HSE Grant Application, applicants can email HSEGrant@tcsg.edu or call 404-679-1645.
Eligibility Overview at a Glance
The High School Equivalency (HSE) test provides a certification equivalent to a high school diploma that can help open doors for higher education and jobs in every industry. The HOPE HSE Grant program is available to eligible individuals to cover the cost of the HSE examination.
You may qualify for the HOPE HSE voucher if you:
• Have maintained residency in Georgia for twelve (12) consecutive months.
• Have not earned a college degree or received the HOPE Scholarship.
• Have not earned a high school diploma, an equivalent, or completed a home study program.
• Are not in default of an educational loan or owe a refund on a Federal Title IV or State of Georgia student financial aid program.
• Registered with United States Selective Service (if male at birth).
• Completed a high school equivalency practice test.
Grants are available until the state’s HOPE HSE Grant Program funds are exhausted.
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