ERIC Number: EJ947298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program after 18 Years: Benefits, Unintended Consequences, and Changes
Condon, James V.; Prince, Lori H.; Stuckart, Erik B.
Journal of Student Financial Aid, v41 n1 p18-27 2011
Since its inception in 1993, Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program has provided thousands of state residents the opportunity to pursue a college education. This study examines the history and recent changes to the merit-based program along with interesting consequences resulting from its implementation. This study demonstrates how the program has thrived and continues to grow because of its role in encouraging students to perform better academically in high school and by increasing enrollment at state institutions of higher education.
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, Educational History, Intellectual History, Educational Change, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, High School Students, College Bound Students, Enrollment Influences, State Programs, Eligibility, Educational Quality, Change Strategies, Performance Factors, Barriers, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia