Student Profiles

Jessica Darlington


Seattle Promise has been incredible and has helped me to be on this trajectory of getting to study something I’m really interested in, without having to take on a lot of debt.

Maquisa Sims


Seattle Promise provided me with something other schools didn’t, and I was able to attend school without going into debt and while earning money at the same time.

Amy Le


Promise helped me decide to use these two years of free college to explore what I want to do.

Fathima Garcia


Seattle Promise definitely makes college more accessible.

Riko Niyomwungere, North Seattle Computer Science student


Seattle Promise opened a door for me that I otherwise wouldn’t even have been able to think about walking through.

Lucy Corthell, Seattle Central AA transfer student


Seattle Promise is an entryway, a place where you can find new interests and explore your passions.

Abdi Yusuf, Seattle Central AA transfer student


When I learned about Promise at the start of my senior year and heard it would cover my tuition, I went straight to my coordinator and said, "sign me up!"

Karla Franco Fierro, Seattle Central Nursing student


I wanted to stay close to my family and study nursing. Seattle Promise made it possible for me to keep what's important to me while pursuing my education.

Alex Gray, Seattle Central, Lower Cost student


Seattle Promise provides a lot of direction to set us up to succeed.

Shienna Carreon, Seattle Central, 1st Gen Student


Coming to the U.S. was really difficult and intimidating. Without the Seattle Promise scholarship, I wouldn’t be in college.