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Rockford Promise Scholarship (Rockford University)

A location-based full-tuition scholarship for graduates of Rockford Public School District 205 who have attended all four years of high school, have a 3.0 GPA, an SAT of 1100 or higher, and are MAP and PELL eligible.


Applicant must:

- Attend Rockford University in the upcoming year.

- Have attended a Rockford Public School for all four years of high school and are eligible to graduate from a Rockford Public School in 2022.

- Have completed and submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

- Have an overall unweighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.0

- I have an SAT score of 1100 or better

- Be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP).

- Have applied to Rockford University Qualifying applicants will be asked to attend an interview prior to the final selection of Rockford Promise scholars.

The scholarship covers tuition costs for up to four years at Rockford University (i.e. Bachelor's degree). Total number of recipients vary from year to year; 5 scholarships were awarded in Fall 2020.

The application is open from October 1, 2022 - January 6, 2023.

To learn more about this scholarship and access the application, please visit their website.

This scholarship is administered by Rockford Promise.

Questions about this scholarship?

Contact Tasha Davis, Executive Director

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