Hartford Promise is a large scale College Scholarship Fund and College Success Program.

Our integrated model provides Hartford students the financial resources, support services, and key relationships that lead to college success.

Our ambitious goals are to transform the lives of Hartford students and transform our city.

The first group of 144 Hartford Promise Scholars has been announced. They are an extraordinarily diverse group of young people representing 17 Hartford Public High Schools who will be attending 37 different colleges and universities throughout the country.


4 steps to Qualify for the Hartford Promise Scholarship

To qualify for a Promise Scholarship a student must:

  1. Attend a Hartford Public High School continuously since 9th grade
  2. Be a Hartford resident throughout high school
  3. Have a 93 % or better cumulative attendance record during high school
  4. Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better on a 4.0 scale in high school

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