Start your future strong and focus on what matters most.

With two years (or up to 90 credits) of tuition-free college you can dive into your studies and find an educational path that leads to a career you love. And, we’ll be there every step of the way to help.

Seattle public high school seniors are encouraged to start the application process as early as possible in the fall of their senior year. Seattle Promise is open to all Seattle public high school graduates regardless of grade point average (GPA), income, ability or country of birth.

Fall 2021 Applications

The Seattle Promise Fall 2021 application is open. All graduating Seattle public high school seniors are invited to apply.

  1. First complete the Seattle Promise Scholarship Application
  2. Then, apply for admission to one or more of the Seattle Colleges (North, Central or South) There is no application fee to apply.

Applications must be complete by February 1, 2021.  

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Seattle Promise schedule for 2020-21

Need a few tips on how to apply?

Attend an upcoming application workshop or let Gunbold, one of our students, walk you through the application process step by step.

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Meet Gunbold, the Seattle Central student behind our "how-to" videos. 

Fall 2022 Applications

Seattle Promise applications for Fall 2022 will open on Oct. 1, 2021. High school juniors and families are invited to join our mailing list to receive updates about the Fall 2022 Seattle Promise program.

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