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Student Overview

STUDENT OVERVIEW

As a Promise Scholar, you will receive a last-dollar scholarship covering tuition, fees, and assistance with books at participating Promise colleges. You will also receive additional supports to help navigate college life. The Promise Program is designed to support you through a two-year credential or degree, and ultimately a four-year degree if you choose. See below for current Promise Pathways.

PROMISE PATHWAYS

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BECOME A PROMISE SCHOLAR

Become a Promise Scholar in four steps:

STEP 1: PLEDGE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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Complete the Promise Pledge. Please use your full legal name and information. Your pledge is not complete until you see the submission confirmation screen.

STEP 2: APPLY BY FRIDAY, MARCH 5

50%

Complete an admissions application to your Promise partner college (HCC, Lone Star, or San Jacinto) through applytexas.org or the Promise partner college’s website.

STEP 3: SUBMIT BY FRIDAY, APRIL 9

75%

Complete the FAFSA or TASFA and ensure your Promise partner college receives it. Visit FAFSAHouston.org for FAFSA/TASFA support.

STEP 4: ENROLL BY FRIDAY, JULY 16

100%

Register for Fall 2021 classes at your Promise partner college and confirm all enrollment requirements have been met, including submission of final transcripts and financial aid verification.

The Harris County Promise program is available to all Texas resident seniors from participating high schools, regardless of high school GPA or income.

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