Summer PROMISE Awards
To be eligible for a summer award, a student must be
academically eligible for scholarship continuation at the end of
the spring semester preceding the summer that assistance is
requested. Student considered "off track" are only eligible to
apply if they are able to graduate at the end of the Summer or Fall
term of the current year.
Any summer award under this provision is dependent upon the
availability of funds as determined by the Policy Commission.
Priority for summer awards will be based on class rank with the
highest priority given to students closest to graduation.
Students, other than those graduating at the end of the summer
or fall term of enrollment, must be enrolled for at least 12 credit
The hours requirement can be waived for students with special
situations willing to utilize a semester of eligibility towards
their maximum number of semesters of eligibility.
To do so, students must attach a signed letter requesting
special consideration and stating they are aware they are using a
semester of eligibility towards their maximum number of eligible
Students graduating at the end of the summer term or fall term
are only required to enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours.
A summer award counts as a semester of utilization toward the
maximum number of available semesters.
To be eligible for summer award assistance a student must submit
an application by the May 15 deadline.
Summer awards will not be made until early June; students with
payment due before that time may be responsible for payment.
Summer PROMISE timeline
Summer PROMISE Application
The 2018 Summer PROMISE Application deadline was May 15, 2018.
The application is no longer available. If you wish to apply, or
have questions regarding your application, please contact our
office at 304-558-4618 or your school's financial aid office.
Frequently Asked Questions