Dallas County Promise

Promise Deadlines

  • September 1, 2020

    Promise Pledge opens for 2021 graduates! All eligible students should take the pledge to confirm interest in receiving tuition assistance, coaching, and other Promise benefits. Click here for more information on the Dallas County Promise Pledge.


    December 1, 2020

    ECHS admission to UNT Dallas for other competitive scholarships. 


    January 15, 2021

    SMU program deadline & TAMU-Commerce financial aid deadline.


    February 5, 2021

    Promise Pledge + Admissions application due for Promise Partner Colleges & Universities (dates may vary by institution).


    March 5, 2021

    FAFSA/TASFA submission due (except SMU & TAMU-C)


    July 30, 2021

    Registration deadline for Promise students to register for classes (dates may vary by institution).


    Rising Star Scholarships at DCCCD

    Students attending DCCCD that meet financial requirements and have about a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will automatically be awarded Rising Star to cover textbook costs; no separate application necessary.