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Requirements Must be a domestic student in the U.S. This is an undergraduate award. The student must not have already earned a baccalaureate degree. Must be the natural or adopted dependent child of a Georgia law enforcement officer, fire fighter, EMT, correction officer, or prison guard who was permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty. Must be a legal resident of Georgia for 12 consecutive months or more immediately preceding the date of registration at the institution for the school term for which a grant is being sought. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien. Must enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours or more per term). Must be a high senior or older at time of application. A student meeting all of the eligibility requirements of these regulations, who is enrolled in a secondary educational institution (high school) and who is then permitted to enroll in an eligible postsecondary educational institution on a joint enrollment or an early admission basis, is eligible to receive a grant award provided he/she meets the matriculated status criterion of these regulations. The student is considered 'matriculated' when he/she is fully accepted by the institution and enrolled in courses fully recognized at that time as contributing toward requirements for completion of the program. The student must be in a 'matriculated status' in an organized program of study leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate approved for that award. A student, who may be required to complete certain courses to make up for deficiencies in background or training and yet is recognized by the institution as a degree candidate, is not considered to be fully matriculated by the authority and would not be eligible for a GPSM Grant if credit toward the degree is conditional upon satisfactory completion of certain special requirements. Must be enrolled in or accepted to a Georgia public college, university, or technical institute at time of application.
Organization: Georgia Student Finance Commission