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Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant


The Georgia Public Safety Memorial (GPSM) Grant program provides non-repayable grants to eligible Georgia residents who are dependent children of Georgia Public Safety Officers (law enforcement officer, firefighter, EMT, paramedic, Highway Emergency Response Operator, or prison guard) who were permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty. The amount of the award covers the cost of attendance at any eligible Georgia public or private college or university or public technical college. The student applicant must be the natural or adopted child of a public safety officer who meets the eligibility requirements of the Georgia Student Finance Authority and the Georgia Board of Public Safety on the date of the accident or event from which death or permanent disability resulted. The GPSM Grant is payable during the normal academic year, and also during the summer term. Recipients are eligible for a maximum of 8 semesters or 12 quarters of attendance. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or classified as an eligible permanent resident alien. Applicants must complete Part A of this application and forward it to the school they plan to attend. The financial aid office at their institution will complete Part B and forward their application to GSFA. The complete list of eligible institution is in the scholarship's website. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact the Georgia Student Finance Commission for more information about the award and the state requirements.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
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  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Georgia
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Tel: 800-505-4732 Address 2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084