the richmond promise scholarship

As part of our purpose to serve as a community-wide college scholarship fund, the Richmond Promise provides funding up to $1,500 a year for up to four years to Richmond graduates of any public, charter, or private high school in the West Contra Costa School District boundary area. 

In order to be eligible for the Richmond Promise Scholarship a student must:

1. Be a Richmond or North Richmond resident (i.e. have a Richmond or North Richmond home address)

2. Graduate from a high school (public, private, or charter) within the West Contra Costa Unified School District boundary area (Eligible Schools)

3. Have attended a high school within the West Contra Costa Unified School District boundary area since the 9th grade

Students who receive the scholarship must attend a non-profit, accredited community college, university, or Career and Technical Education program full-time.