AlamoPROMISE

The Save Your Seat pledge period is now closed for the graduating senior class of 2021 from participating Promise high schools. Students who ‘saved their seat’ to lock in the promise of tuition-free college starting in Fall 2021 are still eligible for AlamoPROMISE and can submit admissions and financial aid applications to be part of the next class of AlamoPROMISE Scholars

Future AlamoPROMISE Scholars:

Now that you’ve ‘saved your seat’, complete your admissions and financial aid applications today to secure a bright future with no-cost tuition!

 

What is AlamoPROMISE?

AlamoPROMISE covers tuition and required fees for current academic year graduates from participating high schools seeking an academic 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.

As AlamoPROMISE Scholars, students meeting eligibility criteria receive a "last-dollar" scholarship for up to three years or the completion of an associate's degree or academic certificate, whichever comes first. The "last-dollar" scholarship funds the cost of tuition and required fees after financial aid awards are applied.

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Save Your Seat to Become an AlamoPROMISE Scholar

To become an AlamoPROMISE scholar, you must be a senior from a participating high school graduating during the 2021-2022 academic school year.

Save Your Seat Now

Please note: The Save Your Seat form will close on May 1, 2022.

 

Participating High Schools

AlamoPROMISE is open to students graduating from the following high schools.

  • Academy of Creative Education*
  • Alamo Academies
  • Brackenridge HS
  • Brooks Collegiate Academy
  • Burbank HS
  • East Central HS
  • Edison HS
  • Fox Technical HS
  • Frank L. Madla ECHS
  • Harlandale HS
  • Harlandale STEM ECHS
  • Highlands HS
  • Holmes HS
  • Jay HS
  • JECA ECHS
  • Jefferson HS
  • Judson HS
  • Kennedy HS
  • Lanier HS
  • Lee HS
  • MacArthur HS
  • Madison HS
  • Marshall HS
  • McCollum HS
  • Memorial HS
  • NXT Level Youth Opportunity Center*
  • South San Antonio HS
  • Southside HS
  • Southwest HS
  • Southwest Legacy HS
  • St. Philip's College ECHS
  • Stevens HS
  • Travis ECHS
  • Veterans Memorial HS
  • Wagner HS
  • Young Women's Leadership Academy

 

Once You’ve Saved Your Seat, What’s Next?

An Enrollment Coach from one of the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District will be in contact to help you to get ready for college. Your information will also be reviewed to confirm that you meet eligibility requirements for AlamoPROMISE. All AlamoPROMISE updates will be sent to the contact information you provided in your Save Your Seat form.

If your contact information changes, email promise@alamo.edu as soon as possible. Once you've 'saved your seat', here are important immediate next steps that need to be completed as soon as possible:

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1. Complete your admission application on Apply Texas and submit your application online to one of the five Alamo Colleges: St. Philip's College, San Antonio College, Palo Alto College, Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College. Visit www.applytexas.org.

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2. Complete your financial aid application through FAFSA or TASFA and select one of the five Alamo Colleges to receive your information. IMPORTANT: A complete financial aid file with all requirements satisfied is needed to be part of AlamoPROMISE. Regularly check your ACES student email account for updates on your financial aid status and any additional documents required to complete your financial aid file. Visit www.fafsa.gov or access the TASFA here.

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3. Stay connected through e-mail and alamo.edu/promise for updated information.

How to Qualify

Students must submit the Save Your Seat form, Apply Texas Application, and Financial Aid Application by the Priority Guarantee Date of February 28, 2022, to guarantee consideration to become an AlamoPROMISE Scholar.

Any item submitted after this date will be considered for AlamoPROMISE on a rolling-review space-available basis.

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    Pledge

    Pledge by completing your "Save Your Seat" form online at alamo.edu/promise.

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    Apply

    Apply by entering your application for admissions at one of the Alamo Colleges through applytexas.org.

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    Submit

    Submit financial aid application (FAFSA or TASFA). Complete financial verification or outstanding items needed to issue your financial aid award.


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