To apply for the Columbus Promise, Class of 2023 graduates must follow these three steps:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit all additional documents required by the financial aid process.

  2. Apply to Columbus State Community College application for admission

  3. Complete the Columbus Promise application within the I Know I Can scholarship and grant portal. Click Create a New Account (under Log In) to get started. You will need your CCS student ID to create an account. If you need help, see your high school’s I Know I Can College Advising Manager.