AlamoPROMISE

Complete Your Remaining Steps by March 20

In sensitivity to the COVID 19 situation, March 20, 2020 is the Priority Date to complete the remaining steps needed to be considered an AlamoPROMISE Scholar in Fall 2020. Remaining items submitted after the Priority Date will be considered on a space-available basis.

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The AlamoPROMISE program makes college more accessible to graduating seniors by providing the support necessary to earn a certificate or associate's degree at one of the five Alamo Colleges: Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, San Antonio College, and St. Philip's College.

AlamoPROMISE Update: Priority Date

In sensitivity to the COVID 19 situation, March 20, 2020, is the Priority Date to complete the remaining steps needed to be considered an AlamoPROMISE Scholar in Fall 2020. Remaining items should be submitted by the Priority Date to ensure review for AlamoPROMISE participation. Items submitted after the Priority Date will be considered on a space-available basis.

Students should continue completing the remaining steps needed to be considered an AlamoPROMISE Scholar in Fall 2020 as soon as possible.

  • Save Your Seat Pledge Form — Closed February 14, 2020
  • Financial Aid Application (FAFSA/TAFSA) — Priority Date March 20, 2020
  • Admissions Application (ApplyTexas) — Priority Date March 20, 2020

All items will be reviewed to confirm that students are graduating from a participating high school and live in Bexar County to ensure that AlamoPROMISE eligibility requirements are met.

 
Don’t forget to continue working on required enrollment steps, including:
  • Complete the AlamoENROLL modules in AlamoNAVIGATE located on the ACES Start Here tab.

  • Take the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSI) or submit eligible test scores.

  • Submit proof of your bacterial meningitis vaccine.

  • Complete financial aid verification, if notified by the Financial Aid Office of selection by the Department of Education.

  • Complete New Student Orientation prior to the start of Fall 2020 semester.

  • Enroll in 9 or more semester credit hours in Fall 2020.

As a reminder, all AlamoPROMISE Scholars are required to participate in a Career Exploration Camp before the Fall 2020 semester.

Also, AlamoPROMISE Scholars who have TSI scores below college-readiness standards, or who have a high school grade point average of 79 or below, must complete a Summer Bridge Program before the Fall 2020 semester. 

More information will be shared in the coming weeks.

If you have any questions, please reach out to any of the Alamo Colleges:

Northeast Lakeview College

nlc-recruitment@alamo.edu

210-486-5193

Northwest Vista College

nvc-admissions@alamo.edu

210-486-4125

Palo Alto College

PAC-recruitment@alamo.edu

210-486-3100

St. Philip’s College

spc-recruit@alamo.edu

210-486-2150

San Antonio College

sac-outreach@alamo.edu

210-486-0327

 


It ensures that tuition and mandatory fees at the Alamo Colleges are covered for Bexar County students who graduate from participating high schools. As last-dollar funding, AlamoPROMISE covers the gap between financial aid and the cost of tuition for up to three years. Your household income does not disqualify you and because we know plans sometimes change, you are not locked into a commitment.

The period for new "Save Your Seat" Applications is Closed

 
Phase 1 High Schools
BRACKENRIDGE LANIER
BURBANK LEGACY
EAST CENTRAL LEE
EDISON McCOLLUM
FOX TECH MEMORIAL
HARLANDALE ROOSEVELT
HIGHLANDS SAM HOUSTON
HOLMES SOMERSET
JOHN JAY SOUTH SAN
JEFFERSON SOUTHSIDE
JOHN F. KENNEDY SOUTHWEST
JUDSON WAGNER
 YOUNG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 

See the full list of Promise high schools in Bexar County.


By the fall of 2021, the AlamoPROMISE program will be available to all Bexar County students graduating with a diploma from an additional 20 participating high schools.

 
 

AlamoPROMISE Eligibility Steps

Priority Deadline to Complete FAFSA and ApplyTexas:

March 20, 2020

 
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1. Save Your Seat

February 14, 2020: The Save Your Seat Form Application Period is Closed

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2. File for Financial Aid

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by March 20, 2020

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3. Apply to an ACD College 

Apply to an Alamo Colleges District (ACD) institution using ApplyTexas.

Submit your application for admissions at www.applytexas.org for any of the five colleges in the Alamo Colleges District by March 2020.

 

Have questions about the steps?  We have hands-on help available.

Email Promise@alamo.edu for Assistance