Who May Apply?
8th, 9th, or 10th Grade Students (Homeschool students must be age 13, 14, or 15).
Students whose parents earn $60,000 or less per year
Students who promise to meet the requirements of the program.
What is the Promise?
Tuition at an Oklahoma public two-year college or four-year university.
OR a portion of tuition at an accredited Oklahoma private college or university.
OR a portion of tuition for courses at public technology centers that are approved for credit toward an Associate in Applied Science degree at a public college.
High School Requirements:
Graduate from an Oklahoma high school or homeschool education program
Take the 17 units of college prep high school courses and achieve at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA in those courses.
Achieve at teast a 2.50 cumulative GPa for all courses in grades 9-12.
Attend school regularly.
Do your homework.
Stay away from drugs and alcohol.
Don't commit criminal or delinquent acts.
Provide information when requested.
Meet with a school official to go over your school work and records on a regular basis.
Apply for other financial aid during your senior year of high school.
Take part in Oklahoma's Promise activities that will prepare you for college.
At the time you begin college, and prior to receiving any program benefit, your parents' income may not exceed $100,000.
You must be an Oklahoma resident.
You must be a US citizen or lawfully present in the United States.
You must meet regular admission standards for first-time entering students at the college or univeristy to which you apply.
You must start taking college courses withini three years after you graduate high school.
You may not receive funds for more than five consecutive years after enrolling in college.
You cannot use the award for courses taken after you complete your bachelor's degree.
You must achieve a college GPA of 2.00 for courses taken through your sophomore year and a 2.50 for courses taken during your junior and sneior years.
You must meet the college's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy required for eligibility to receive federal financial aid.
Any Oklahoma's Promise college student who is suspended for more than one semester for conduct reasons will lose the scholarship permanently.
How Do I Apply?
Apply online at https://www.okhighered.org/okpromise/ or see your guidance counselor for a paper copy of the form to mail in. You will need to provide your tax information to fill out the application