Oregon Promise Updates — As of 4/14/2020

Class of 2020 & COVID-19

OSAC has made a change to the Oregon Promise Grant for the Class of 2020 due to COVID-19. Visit Oregon Promise FAQs for all details.

Spring Term 2020 Update & COVID-19

OSAC has made a change to the Oregon Promise Grant for Spring Term 2020 due to COVID-19. Visit Oregon Promise FAQs for all details.

Awarding Update: Class of 2020

Oregon Promise awarding has begun for students who will start college in Fall 2020. There is a tentative Expected Family Contribution (EFC) limit of 34,000 for Class of 2020 applicants. Visit Oregon Promise FAQs for all details.

Apply Now

The Oregon Promise application is currently open for students graduating between March 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020. Be sure to apply by your deadline!

HB 2910 Information

New information is available for applicants who are released from a correctional facility in Oregon, per House Bill 2910.

Current College Student Toolkit

Check out our Current College Student Toolkit, where you'll find resources to educate Oregon Promise recipients about the grant.

2018-19 Award & EFC Information

Award information for 2018-19 is available. Please read Oregon Promise FAQs and the HECC press release for more information.

Awarding Update

There is no longer an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) limit for Class of 2019 applicants. Visit Oregon Promise FAQs for more details.

GPA Verification

Wednesday, July 10 is the final day for high school staff to verify GPAs online for Oregon Promise applicants who graduated between March 1 - June 30, 2019. Learn more about GPA verification.

How do I Renew Oregon Promise?

If you're a current Oregon Promise student, learn key information in this video - Oregon Promise: Stay on Track.

90 Credit Limit Explained

Check out this video, which explains the 90 credit limit for Oregon Promise.

High Schools: Verify Oregon Promise GPAs Today!

To learn more about how GPA verification works, watch this instructional video.

Upcoming Trainings

Education Partners: Register for an online OSAC Outreach Training!

New Year, New Webinars

Sign up for an Oregon Promise webinar or watch a video. Topics include GPA verification, how to stay on track as a renewal student, and the basics of Oregon Promise.

Technical Issues

OSAC is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the Oregon Promise application. The application may say “Your deadline has passed”, but the deadline is still June 1 for students graduating or completing a GED between March 1 – June 30. Thank you for your patience as we work to fix this issue.

Attention February GED Recipients

If you completed your GED in February 2018 but missed the February 1 Oregon Promise deadline, please email info@oregonpromise.org by March 12 to request a deadline extension.

Temporary Administrative Rule

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission has established a Temporary Administrative Rule, which clarifies the process for determining eligibility based on Expected Family Contribution. View the rule language here.

Public Meeting Notice: Amending Oregon Administrative Rules

A public hearing is scheduled for January 16, 2018, to hear comments on proposed permanent rule changes for the Oregon Promise Grant. Learn more.

2017-18 Award Amounts

Oregon Promise award amounts for 2017-18 will be available by August 2017 in the OSAC Student Portal.

Legislative Update

New information is available about Oregon Promise funding and changes for 2017-19. Learn more at: Oregon Promise FAQs.

Oregon Promise Video: How to Support Your Students

Learn the details of Oregon Promise eligibility, how to apply, award calculations, and more so that you can support students in high school and community college.

2017-18 Award Funding

Funding for Oregon Promise for the 2017-18 academic year is subject to Oregon Legislative approval. More information will be available in July 2017.

Communications Toolkit

This toolkit provides videos, flyers, presentations, and handouts about Oregon Promise.

2016-17 Renewal Information

Renewal information for 2016-17 recipients is available as of January 31, 2017.