Oakland Promise

  • State: California
  • Coverage: Oakland
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2/4 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2016
  • Funding Source: private
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: more than four semesters

School(s): Any public or private not for profit college in the United States.

To fill financial gaps and minimize financial barriers for Oakland students, we will provide need-based college scholarships to all qualifying students from low-income backgrounds. Students at 2-year and technical colleges will receive up to $1,000 per year while students at 4-year colleges will receive up to $4,000 per year. We will roll out school by school, contingent on funding. Additionally, partnerships with local colleges, nonprofits, and scholarship providers will generate additional support to ensure students graduate ready for success in a career of their choice. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

Program Links

  • Address:
    2030 Franklin Street, Suite 210
  • Oakland, CA 94612
  • United States
  • Email:
    dsilver@oaklandnet.com
  • Phone:
    (510) 836-8900

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