RSVP! Richmond Promise Scholarship Application..act by December 31

Friday, December 11, 2020

The Richmond Promise Scholarship is a $1,500 college scholarship, renewable for up to 4 years, with an additional 2 years available for students who want to petition for extra funding . Students may attend a 2-year or 4-year college, and/or pursue a Career Technical Education Certificate at any not-for-profit institution in the United States. 

To be eligible for the Richmond Promise Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a resident of the City of Richmond or North Richmond (i.e. have a Richmond home address)
  2. Have graduated from an eligible high school within the West Contra Costa Unified School District boundary area or received your GED/high school equivalency this academic year or the year prior and be under the age of 24
  3. Have attended an eligible high school at least 9th-12th grade consecutively
  4. Complete the FAFSA/Dream Act by the March 2 Cal Grant deadline (unless not AB 540 eligible)
  5. Submit a Richmond Promise Scholarship application by the application deadline

Our 2021-2022 Richmond Promise Scholarship will be open from October 1st, 2020 – March 14th, 2021! If you are interested in applying for our scholarship please click on the link below for either the English or Spanish application.

For information on financial aid workshops click here

Find a list of our frequently asked questions here.