Richmond Promise scholarship application deadline closes March 17

Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars
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Calling all high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond: The Richmond Promise Scholarship Application period for the 2022-2023 school year closes on Friday, March 17.

Application Link is here.

The Richmond Promise Scholarship is available to all 12th graders who:

  • Live in Richmond or North Richmond
  • Attend a High School or equivalent program in West Contra Costa
  • Have attended schools in WCC since 9th grade
  • Plan to complete a FAFSA or CADAA for financial aid

The Scholarship amount is $1,500 per school year with at least four years of funding guaranteed on top of programmatic services that support students through college. It is a non-competitive scholarship and does not require any GPA or income limit requirements.

Richmond Promise is hosting a virtual application workshop for students to apply for the scholarship on March 16, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Students can RSVP at this link: or scan the QR code below/ Flyer is also attached:

Richmond Promise launched in 2016 due to a $35 million, 10-year investment by Chevron Richmond. The funds are part of a $90 million community benefits agreement between the City of Richmond and Chevron connected to the $1 billion Refinery Modernization Project.