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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.

Hartford Promise is excited to announce that 113 students from the Class of 2017 have earned Promise Scholarships. They come from all 18 Hartford high schools, and represent 14% of the HPS graduating seniors who live in Hartford. Each will receive up to $20,000 in college scholarships.

With this new class, we now have 275 Hartford Promise Scholars attending more than 40 colleges around the country. 

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Click here to read more about the Class of 2017

Hartford Promise is Driven by Results


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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