Dallas County Promise

  • State: Texas
  • Coverage: County
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2018
  • Funding Source: unknown
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: more than four semesters

School(s): Dallas County Community College District

Thanks to an unprecedented financial commitment from the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Foundation, all seniors – regardless of GPA or family income – at 31 Promise high schools will have the opportunity to earn a full-tuition scholarship, a Success Coach mentor, and access to additional transfer scholarships to attend partner four-year universities including SMU and UNT-Dallas. The Promise is a last-dollar scholarship and is available for up to three years or the completion of an associate degree, whichever comes first.

Program Links

  • Address:
    DCCCD Foundation 1601 South Lamar Street
  • Dallas, TX 75215
  • United States
  • Email:
  • Phone:

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