Future of Georgia Scholarship Program in Doubt Ten years ago, Georgia became the first state to fund a merit-based college scholarship program with lottery revenue. The HOPE scholarship has sent more than 700,000 students to college. Now, with record college enrollments and higher tuitions, the scholarship's costs are outpacing lottery ticket sales. Hear Emily Kopp of Georgia Public Radio.
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Future of Georgia Scholarship Program in Doubt

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Future of Georgia Scholarship Program in Doubt

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Ten years ago, Georgia became the first state to fund a merit-based college scholarship program with lottery revenue. The HOPE scholarship has sent more than 700,000 students to college. Now, with record college enrollments and higher tuitions, the scholarship's costs are outpacing lottery ticket sales. Hear Emily Kopp of Georgia Public Radio.