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Fall 2021 Applications

The Seattle Promise Fall 2021 application is closed. Application for next year's Seattle public high school class of 2022 will open Oct. 1, 2021.

  • Missed the Seattle Promise deadline?
    Seattle Promise is just one funding option available at Seattle Colleges. Apply for scholarships and financial aid at the Seattle College of your choice - North, Central or South. Applications for the Seattle Colleges Foundation Scholarship are now open, apply by April 15, 2021.

  • Want to Check Your Seattle Promise Application Status?
    Double-check your Fall 2021 applications are in. Contact your outreach specialist to be sure we have your Seattle Promise scholarship application. Follow these instructions to check your Seattle Colleges admissions application.

  • Join Our Mailing List for Fall 2022 Applications
    High school juniors and families are invited to join our mailing list to receive updates about the Fall 2022 Seattle Promise program.

What's Next for Fall 2021 Applicants?

Congratulations! You are on your way to your first day of college. Completing the Seattle Promise and Seattle Colleges admissions application were your first steps. Now, it's time to apply and complete your financial aid. 

We're here to help with questions. Visit our High School Students page for information and next steps or contact your high school outreach specialist for assistance. We also have workshops and a how-to video to help with applying for financial aid.

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Fall 2020/Winter 2021 APPLY
  • Promise Application - February 1
  • Admissions Application - February 1
  • FAFSA/WAFSA - April 15
  • Complete Financial Aid File - August 1
Spring/Summer 2021 PREPARE
  • Readiness Academy - May 19, 21, 26 & June 2, 5, 9
  • Summer Bridge - September 14 & 15
Fall 2021 START Begin classes as a full-time college student
(12 credits) - September 2021

Need a few tips on how to apply for financial aid?

Attend an upcoming workshop or let Gunbold, one of our students, walk you through the process step by step. We're here to help if you need assistance, contact your outreach specialist.

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


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