HOPE Awards and HOPE Dollars, Distribution of Hope Benefits by Institution and Household Income

Examining HOPE awards across household incomes, by institution, and factoring in tuition costs provides a telling picture of the distribution of HOPE dollars.

The majority of HOPE awards go to students from households with incomes of $100,000 or less. However, a disproportionate share of HOPE dollars fund scholarships for students from households with incomes of more than $100,000 attending more costly public research institutions and state universities. Download the Fact Sheet.

Related Materials:

HOPE for Whom? For Some it Doesn’t Pay to Play the Georgia Lottery

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Features GBPI Op-ed: Less HOPE for those who contribute larger share of their income to the lottery

Those Paying the Most Into HOPE Get Back the Least

HOPE on a Tightrope: Maximizing Lottery Funds to Yield the Best Education Returns

Op-ed: Hope Reform 2.0 (Athens Banner-Herald)

Making a Case for Need-based Financial Aid in Georgia

A Ray of “Hope” for Students Pursuing Higher Education


Support GBPI Today

The Georgia Budget & Policy Institute is a 501(c)3 organization. We depend on the support of donors like you. Your contribution makes the work that we do possible.

Related Posts

Sine Die 2024

Introduction Staci Fox, President and CEO When the 2024 Legislative Session began on January 8th,

Read More >

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our Newsletter