“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

Spread the Word: 2022-23 Our Scholarship Application is Launched & Ready for Richmond Students!

Learn More About our Scholarship!

The Richmond Promise Scholarship is a $1,500 college scholarship, renewable for up to 4 years. 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. 

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Are you a high school student who needs support with college apps, financial aid or scholarships? Sign up for virtual office hours with Richmond Promise staff.

A Parents Guide to Financial Aid

Are you a parent of a high school or college student who needs support with their FAFSA or California Dream Act? Download this workbook today that will guide you step-by-step! *Español

Check out our "Paying for College" Section for more Scholarships

There we share local, regional and national scholarship opportunities for all West County students to apply for.

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