The Columbus Promise can help you succeed in college and in careers you’re passionate about.
The Columbus Promise is a pilot program brought to you by the City of Columbus, Columbus City Schools, I Know I Can, and Columbus State Community College to boost college-going, student success, and prepare for the growing job market in Columbus, Ohio. We believe that without the worry of paying for tuition, and with your own dedicated advisor to help you access academic advising, career counseling, social and wellness opportunities, and essential support services, you can thrive in college and succeed in a well-paying, in-demand career of your choice.
The Columbus Promise Scholarship covers tuition and fees to Columbus State Community College after the Pell grant (if eligible) and any tuition-restricted scholarship(s). An additional $500 per semester for educational expenses, up to six semesters, is also included. Additionally, Columbus Promise Scholars receive exclusive advising and support to develop skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to success in and beyond college.
If you complete these steps, you will be eligible to receive the Columbus Promise Scholarship award for the 2023-2024 school year.
The Columbus Promise Scholarship is renewable for up to six semesters. To maintain eligibility, Columbus Promise Scholars must:
Find out more about Columbus State Community College and The Columbus Promise https://www.cscc.edu/go/columbus-promise