Kalamazoo Promise

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Scholarship Description

The Kalamazoo Promise is a scholarship for each Kalamazoo Public School’s resident graduate that provides up to 100% tuition for post-secondary education. This scholarship program provides up to four (4) years of tuition and mandatory fees for post-secondary education. Schools are allowed and encouraged to apply The Kalamazoo Promise as the 1st dollars of financial aid. This should ensure that students receive the maximum amount of free financial aid.

 1. All students who graduate from Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS), 2006 and beyond, are residing in the district, and have been KPS students for at least all of high school (enrollment and residency must be continuous).

2. Admitted to and enrolled at any of the post-secondary institutions listed here:

  • Make regular progress toward a degree or certification as defined by Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) of The Promise.
  • Must maintain a 2.0 grade point average at the post-secondary institution.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student, typically 12 credit hours a semester. Exceptions to this requirement are made for all students at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, all students enrolled during summer semesters, and on a case-by-case basis for all other students.
  • If the GPA drops below 2.0, a student may be reinstated if they are able to bring their GPA back to at least a 2.0.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: Michigan
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required

How To Apply


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