A: The deadline for the 2017 Promise Scholarship application is June 9, 2017.
A: No. You may only apply as a senior.
A: Yes. Once you become a Promise Scholar, you must reapply every year for renewal funding. Failure to apply by the deadline will result in the loss of future Promise funding.
A: Send to:
100 E Michigan Blvd City Hall
Michigan City IN 46360
A: Accreditation is a process by which colleges demonstrate that their credits and degrees meet acceptable levels of quality. Most non-profit, degree granting institutions are regionally accredited, while most for-profit colleges and universities are not. The Department of Education recognizes regionally accredited schools, making them eligible to participate in federal student financial aid programs.
A: You must apply your senior year. If you did not apply by the deadline senior year, you will not be eligible for the Promise Scholarship.
A: The initial funding for the Promise Scholarship is monies allocated from the Boyd Gaming Fund that Michigan City uses for city improvements. The Mayor and Promise Director will be looking for alternative funding sources and corporate partners as a way to grow the initiative.
A: Apply your Senior year. If you are eligible, your scholarship will be deferred until your military service is complete.