“To me, the Richmond Promise means doing something great after high school and coming back to richmond to help out my community”

Class of 2017 Richmond Promise Scholar

“The Richmond Promise workshops helped me prepare for college. The past student panelists gave me such great perspectives on college and helped me get an idea of what to expect. I strongly believe my transition from high school to college was smooth because of the Richmond Promise.”

Class of 2016 Richmond Promise Scholar

“The Richmond Promise means I CAN to me.”

Class of 2016 Richmond Promise Scholar

“The Promise helped me realize my dream and go to college. Thank you!”

Peter Johnson
2017 Scholar,
Attending UC Davis
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2017-18 Scholarship Application

The application for new scholarship applicants is now closed. Award notifications will be emailed out May 1st. 

The Richmond Promise team is your home base for college and student support over the summer. Stay tuned for more info and email scholarships@richmondpromise.org with any questions! 

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Help make our student support community stronger by volunteering with Richmond Promise or making a contribution to support our work. 

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Check out our Year 2 Progress Report

It has been an awesome year of growth and development at the Richmond Promise! Learn more about our year 2 learnings, and the mission and vision going forward for Richmond Promise in our annual report. 

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Next Steps for College Success

Congratulations! You are on your way to college! Click below for important next steps to successfully enroll in college this fall.