The Richmond Promise Scholarship application is due this Friday, and there is still plenty of time for students to apply.
Students needing help filling out the application can email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or attend a last-minute deadline workshop this Friday, March 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Richmond Civic Center computer labs, 450 Civic Center Plaza in Richmond.
Students and families can learn more about Scholarship eligibility and the application on the Richmond Promise website.
The Richmond Promise provides college scholarship funds of up to $6,000 ($1,500 annually) to graduating seniors from Richmond and North Richmond who attend any public, charter, or private high school in the West Contra Costa School District boundary area. The program also provides students with a network of guidance and support in financial aid, academics and college acclimation.
Since 2016, the program has awarded 1,315 scholarships to local students, or $5.4 million.