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Applications for 2019 are closed
Class of 2019 high school graduates will begin Seattle Promise in fall 2019.
Applications for 2020 will open in fall 2019
All Seattle public high school seniors are encouraged to start the application process as early as possible in the fall of their senior year.
Application & Program Requirements
Seattle Promise is open to all Seattle public high school graduates regardless of grade point average (GPA) or income.
Application to the program is a four-step process. All steps must be complete by the corresponding deadlines.
|Application — Complete & Submit||Deadline|
|Step 1||Federal student aid (FAFSA) or Washington student aid (WASFA) application||January 15, 2020 (Priority Deadline)|
|Step 2||Seattle Promise scholarship program application||February 15, 2020|
|Step 3||Admissions application to your choice Seattle College (North, Central or South)||February 15, 2020|
|Step 4||Financial aid file complete with your college Financial Aid office||June 1, 2020|
After completing all application requirements, Seattle Promise scholars will participate in the following events to prepare for college success. These events must be attended to remain eligible for the program.
|Readiness Academy||Spring 2020||1-day event|
|Summer Bridge Program||Late Summer 2020||2-day event|
Lastly, scholars will register for a minimum of 12 credits and meet quarterly with Seattle Promise staff to check-in.
|Meetings & Milestones||Timing|
|Enroll full time (min. 12 credits)||Starting fall quarter 2020|
|Quarterly Check-ins||Meet with Seattle Promise staff each quarter and maintain satisfactory academic progress.|