|Promise For the Future|
Promise for the Future is a program designed to encourage students from Pinal County to stay in high school and graduate with a 2.75 grade point average. Students along with their parents sign a contract of commitment during the students’ eighth grade year. Students graduating with the required minimum GPA from a Pinal County High School receive a Promise for the Future Scholarship, which entitles them to free tuition to any Central Arizona College campus for up to four semesters.
To be eligible for the Promise to the Future Scholarship, the student must:
- Have a signed "Promise" contract turned in before 8th grade promotion
- Complete the "Promise" scholarship acceptance form after high school graduation and the FASFA financial aid application and return to CAC prior to June 30th
- Begin CAC in the semester following high school graduation
- Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (including CPD 101 Orientation to Student Development)
FAILURE TO NOTIFY THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIONS/RECRUITMENT AT CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE AT 520-494-5020 OF ANY HIGH SCHOOL OR HOME ADDRESS CHANGES MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF SCHOLARSHIP.
To receive the Promise for the Future Scholarship, the student must:
- Complete the FASFA financial aid form and Promise for the Future Scholarship Acceptance Form
- Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
- Enroll in and complete CPD 101 (Orientation to Student Development)
- Declare an eligible degree or certificate program
- Begin by the fall semester after high school graduation
To renew the Promise for the Future Scholarship each semester the student must:
- Maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. (This includes ANY courses taken at CAC or through high school for college credit.)
- Complete a minimum of 9 credits each semester
- Maintain continuous enrollment each semester excluding summer term
- Allow the Financial Aid office to verify and ensure student meets eligibility requirements
The Promise for the Future Scholarship is limited to FOUR (4) consecutive semesters of In-State tuition. If the student is unable to meet the scholarship requirements due to ANY circumstance, they will permanently lose this scholarship.