Flint Promise Scholarship Program Moves Into its Fifth Year

46 students have graduated debt-free so far thanks to local scholarship program

Over the last five years, 46 Flint Promise Scholars graduated from Kettering University, Mott Community College, and University of Michigan-Flint without student loan debt thanks to the Flint Promise Scholarship Program, a last-dollar scholarship facilitated by Flint & Genesee Education & Talent, a division of the Flint & Genesee Group.

“We are proud to see the success of the students who graduated from this program, some of which are first-generation college students,” says James Avery, director of Talent Development for Flint & Genesee Education & Talent. “With this program, we are supporting our students by allowing them the freedom to attend school without the added stress of worrying about how to pay for it.”

Who is eligible for a Flint Promise scholarship?

To apply for a Flint Promise scholarship, applicants must:

  • Graduate from a high school located within the City of Flint, or receive a GED in the City of Flint, in or after 2018. Reside within the City of Flint at the time of graduation (check to see if your address is within the City of Flint boundaries.
  • Graduate with a 1.8 GPA or higher
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and meet and maintain the requirements for Federal Student Aid.
  • Apply to a participating college or university.

For more information and to apply, visit https://theflintpromise.org/apply/

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