Secondary School Direction Advocate Workshop February 14, 2007

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Secondary School Guidance Counselor Workshop February 14, 2007

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Accel Program PURPOSE To give GA High School understudies with the chance to acquire higher education level acknowledge hours as they all the while meet their secondary school graduation necessities. To help understudies who have as of now effectively finished the vast majority of the scholastically significant coursework accessible at their secondary school.

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Accel Program ELIGIBILITY Public secondary school understudies were qualified beginning Fall 2004. Private secondary school understudies were qualified beginning Winter/Spring 2005. Since Winter/Spring 2005, courses must be in one of the five CPC ranges (English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Foreign Language). Accel not accessible amid Summer terms. Accel hours will be incorporated into the 127 semester/190 quarter Combined-Paid-Hours restrict for HOPE.

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Accel Program AWARD AMOUNTS Students going to open foundations get educational cost, HOPE-endorsed compulsory expenses, and a book remittance up $100 per quarter or $150 per semester. Understudies going to private establishments get up to $3,000 per scholastic year for full-time enlistment (or an expert appraised sum for not as much as full-time participation).

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What is Financial Aid? Monetary guide is cash from different sources to pay instructive costs Sources, for example, Federal Government State Government Colleges and Universities Community Groups (Religious Organizations, Civic Organizations, Corporations, Professional Organizations, and so forth.)

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Types of Financial Aid Merit Based Scholarship Need Based Grant Student or Parent Loans Service Cancelable Loans for Critical Field Service Employment Opportunities, Work Study Military Aid and Grants Savings Plans

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What is Georgia's HOPE Scholarship? Biggest Non-Need Based Program in Nation Students must : Meet Academic Requirement of 3.0 GPA in center classes for College Prep or 3.2 GPA for Technical Career Prep Citizenship Residency Enroll in a HOPE qualified School in Georgia

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HOPE Scholarship Award Amounts At a Georgia open school, college or specialized school: Award will cover educational cost, HOPE-endorsed compulsory expenses, and a book recompense At a Georgia private school: Award will be $3,000 per scholastic year for full-time concentrate on

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HOPE Eligibility – Previous Years and 2007

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HOPE Eligibility – 2007 and Beyond An entire transcript submitted to GSFC HOPE qualification ascertained by GSFC Calculated in light of a 4.0 evaluating scale Counts all evaluations in all center classes Local weights evacuated by GSFC Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate weighted Weighting done by GSFC

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Questions??? Upbeat VALENTINES DAY!!!! Thomas Meunier thomasm@gsfc.org 770-537-6866

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