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
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 willing to
utilize a semester of eligibility towards their maximum number of
semesters of eligibility.
To do so, students must submit 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 a summer award a student must submit an
application by the 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 2019 Summer PROMISE Application will be available March 15,
2019. 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