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HOPE with General Assembly Merit Scholarship (GAMS)


Students who qualify for the HOPE Scholarship can receive GAMS by earning a minimum 3.75 GPA and a 29 or above on the ACT (or 1350 SAT exclusive of the essay and optional subject area battery tests). The supplemental award is $500 per semester. Must be a Tennessee resident. For more information, visit

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Tennessee
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Tennessee

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Contact Mr. Robert Biggers
Jr. Assistant Executive Director of Grant & Scholarship Programs
Tel: 615-253-7453 Address Parkway Towers
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243-0820