# HOW IS HOPE Scholarship GPA calculated?

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## How do I calculate my hope GPA?

Term Calculation: 37 / 12 = 3.08 HOPE GPA

1. The Grade Value multiplied by the number of GPA Hours equals the number of Quality Points (Only grades of A-F earn quality points)
2. The Total Quality Points divided by the number of total GPA Hours equals the Grade Point Average (GPA)

## How does HOPE Scholarship calculate GPA for college?

Step 1: Your Hope GPA is calculated by adding up all the grade points you have earned, and dividing by the total amount of credit hours earned. Step 3: Credit hours vary from class to class. For example, a normal class at Hope International University may be worth 4 credits, while a part-time class is worth 2 credits.

## What does your GPA have to be for HOPE Scholarship?

A HOPE Scholarship recipient must graduate from high school with a minimum 3.00 grade point average (as calculated by GSFC) and maintain a minimum 3.00 cumulative postsecondary grade point average to remain eligible.

## Does HOPE Scholarship round up GPA?

HOPE DOES NOT ROUND UP! A 2.999999 is not good for HOPE!

## What is a 3.0 GPA in?

How to Convert Your GPA to a 4.0 Scale

A- 90-92 3.7
B+ 87-89 3.3
B 83-86 3.0
B- 80-82 2.7

## Does Hope take weighted GPA?

Honors coursework is not weighted. The High School HOPE Scholarship GPA calculation will count all attempts of the same course, if taken more than once.

## How much does HOPE Scholarship pay per semester?

For 2020-2021, the HOPE Scholarship pays a maximum of \$7,680 for two semesters of enrollment in 15 HOPE eligible credits per term. Actual payment amounts for HOPE will be pro-rated down for students enrolled in fewer than 15 eligible hours.

## Can I get HOPE Scholarship back?

Yes. Students who fail to meet the renewal requirements and lose the HOPE Scholarship can regain the award one time by meeting the renewal criteria listed above at a benchmark. Students cannot appeal to regain the HOPE Scholarship if their GPA falls below the renewal requirements.

## Is Hope GPA the same as institutional GPA?

The GPA used for HOPE Scholarship is a Cumulative GPA, which means that all courses ever taken towards any Degree Program after High School Graduation are counted. … In the Cumulative GPA, if a course is repeated then all attempts are counted in the GPA, while in the Institutional GPA only the higher grade is counted.

## Can you get both hope and Zell Miller?

HOPE and Zell Miller are merit based scholarship programs available to students who have met the University System of Georgia and the GSFC residency requirements and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree seeking program. Students may receive HOPE or Zell Miller, but NOT both at the same time.

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## What is the Hope Scholarship tax credit?

The Hope Credit allows eligible students who have not yet finished four years of college to qualify for a \$2,500 income tax credit. This credit is a nonrefundable tax credit that can only reduce a taxpayer’s liability to zero; any amount that remains from the credit is automatically forfeited by the taxpayer.

## How much does the HOPE Scholarship pay at Kennesaw State?

HOPE provides \$167.00 per credit hour for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students are evaluated at 30, 60, and 90 attempted hours and at the end of every spring term. If you lose HOPE, you may regain your eligibility only at the 30th, 60th or 90th attempted hour.

## How much does hope pay for private colleges?

Easing the math up a bit, let’s round the Hope Scholarship amount to \$4,600 and the average tuition to \$6,000. For simplicity’s sake, let’s also assume that the private school in question offers no scholarships, grants, or other financial aid to students but does offer a payment plan.

## How many credit hours do you need for hope?

A student who was not academically eligible for the HOPE Scholarship as an entering college freshman may become eligible for the HOPE Scholarship after attempting 30, 60, or 90 semester hours or 45, 90, or 135 quarter hours of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative postsecondary grade point average.