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FAFSA priority deadline for the Arizona Promise Program now May 1. Learn more here.

The Arizona Promise Program is a guaranteed scholarship program for eligible Arizona residents that ensures all tuition and fees are covered at Arizona's public universities. Arizona's first statewide financial aid program is making higher education more accessible and affordable for Arizona students and families. The promise scholarship is applied after all other aid, scholarships and grants are used. Housing, meal plans, parking or books are not covered. Learn more about what's covered here.

How it Works

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Live in Arizona

Qualifying students must be an Arizona resident and high school graduate with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

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Complete the FAFSA

Qualifying students must complete and submit the FAFSA by May 1 of their senior year.

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Qualify for Pell

Qualifying students must receive a federal Pell Grant award.

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Enroll at ASU, NAU or UA

Qualifying students must enroll at an Arizona public university.

Hear from Promise students

Arizona Promise Program Alexia Story from ASU
Arizona Promise Program Seth Story from NAU
Arizona Promise Program Crystal Story from UArizona

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College Ready AZ

Find more information on the Arizona Promise Program, get frequently asked questions answered and connect directly to Arizona’s public universities on the Arizona Board of Regents’ college planning website,

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