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Below are some common questions we receive regarding The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship. If you don't find what you're looking for here, please reach out to us at, or at 269.337.0037.

How long will the Kalamazoo Promise be available?

How is enrollment calculated if the student leaves the KPS system and then later returns?

If graduate school enrollment starts prior to the end of the 10-year deadline is it covered?

Is there an appeal process?

Can the scholarship be transferred to out-of-state institutions, out-of-state community colleges, or out-of-state vocational training programs?

Are private colleges covered?

How does The Kalamazoo Promise award work with MCA institutions?

If the award is not needed due to other academic scholarships, can the award be applied to room and board fees?

Will students who live in a neighboring district and applying to KPS under the Schools of Choice Agreement be eligible for this award?

Are application fees covered?

Is summer school covered?

How will funds be disbursed?

What is the application process?

Are deposits required to secure enrollment covered?

Does the scholarship have to be used immediately following graduation?