The San Diego Promise is a two-year completion program for recent high school graduates enrolled full-time (12 units per semester). The program provides up to two years of free tuition to eligible students. Participation in the Promise program comes with a variety of benefits: an assigned peer mentor/success coach, specialized counseling and guidance support, and additional campus engagement opportunities.
SAN DIEGO PROMISE 2020-2021 ELIGIBILITY:
- Class of 2020 high school graduate
- California resident for tuition purposes or AB540 eligible
- Completion of a 2020-2021 FAFSA or California Dream Act.
ATTENTION! The San Diego Promise application for Class of 2020 high school graduates entering in Fall 2020 will be available in Spring 2020.
If you are a Class of 2020 high school graduate who will be attending City College in Fall 2020, you can do the following to begin the enrollment process for the San Diego Promise:
If you have questions about the Promise program at San Diego City College, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- What is included in the Promise Scholarship?
- What happens if I accidentally paid my fees?
- What can I purchase at the bookstore?
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP?
New students participating in Promise for 2018-19 will receive the following:
In-State tuition and health fees will be covered for Fall and Spring. Note: Student Parking and Student Rep Fees are not included.
Individualized support to help you complete your educational goals.
Assigned Peer Advocate
Individualized counseling and guidance support
*Students who meet program requirements in their first year may be eligible for free tuition in their second year.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I ACCIDENTALLY PAID MY FEES?
Please contact your Promise Coordinator if you paid your fees. As a Promise student you are awarded a scholarship that will cover your tuition and fees after any eligible financial aid has been applied to your account.
WHAT CAN I PURCHASE AT THE BOOKSTORE?
Use of your Promise book grant is limited to textbooks and access codes for course required materials.