To complete the online Lansing Promise Application you must:

1. Read the Lansing Promise scholarship requirements.

2. Meet all of the following criteria:

  • Live within the Lansing School District boundaries.
  • Attend 9th -12th grades at a high school within the Lansing School District boundaries.
  • Graduate from a high school within the Lansing School District boundaries.
  • Be accepted to Michigan State University, Lansing Community College, or Olivet College and complete the FAFSA.
  • Apply to the Promise by the June 1st or November 1st deadlines within one year of graduation. If you miss the June 1st or November 1st deadlines, you can still apply to the Promise, however your application will be processed after the next application deadline. You will not be eligible for funds during that time until your application is processed.

3. Have graduated from, or intend to graduate from Lansing Eastern, Lansing Everett, Lansing Sexton, Lansing Catholic High, Michigan Virtual High School, or Home School and have at minimum four or more consecutive years in the Lansing School District leading up to graduation (9-12th grade) or have a GED with eight consecutive years in Lansing School District and be under the age of 20. You have one year from the time of graduation to apply for the Promise.

4. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

5. Be accepted to Lansing Community College (LCC), Michigan State University (MSU), or Olivet College.

6. Have your LCC, MSU, or Olivet student ID number available. If you have not received your College Student ID number yet, please do not apply for the Promise Scholarship until you have. A valid college student ID must be provided.

7. Accept the Tuition Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Scholarship if eligible.

If you have any specific questions about the Lansing Promise or eligibility please send them to info@lansingpromise.org.

Note: If you have already applied to the Promise and been accepted, you do NOT have to apply again each semester. Once accepted, your Promise Scholarship is good until the maximum amount of funds have been applied or you discontinue your studies.

 Information about YOU: (All information is required)
  
Year:  
     


(Note: If applying for multiple students, please use a unique email address for each student, otherwise the second application will be seen as a duplicate.)
If YOU Are Under Age 18
Information About YOUR High School (All information is required)
Graduate of Which High School?
Lansing Everett High School
Lansing Sexton High School
Woodcreek Achievement Center
Lansing Catholic High School
Michigan Virtual High School / Home School
Year of Graduation: (Must be 2014 or later)

Consecutive Years In Lansing School District:
9th grade to 12th grade = 100% scholarship
GED with eight consecutive years in Lansing School District = 100% scholarship (under age 20)
Information About YOUR College Acceptance (All information is required)
Which college have you been accepted to and plan to attend?
Lansing Community College (LCC) Michigan State University (MSU) Olivet College
Please enter your LCC, MSU or Olivet Student ID#:
(LCC student numbers begin with X-------- and MSU student ID numbers begin with A--------. If you don't have your student number, please contact the admissions office at your college before applying for the Promise.)
Year you will be starting college:

Note: You have one year from high school graduation to apply for the Lansing Promise Scholarship and four years to complete your associates degree (or 65 credits) at LCC from graduation.
Information About YOUR College Scholarships, Awards & Grants (All information is required)
Have You Completed Your FAFSA?
No. Not eligible for Lansing Promise. Please reapply when FAFSA is completed.

Are You a H.O.P.E. Scholar?
Yes

Are You Eligible For The T.I.P. Tuition Incentive Program?
Not sure. (See www.michigan.gov/osg or call
1-888-4-GRANTS (1-888-447-2687).
Yes.
Your Lansing Promise Scholarship Acceptance & Authorization To Release Educational Records
I hereby authorize my select high school, college or university designated above, through its agents and employees, to release any financial aid, attendance, demographic or academic information to the Lansing Promise Zone Authority and the Lansing Public Schools or Lansing Catholic High School to facilitate their analysis of my scholarship eligibility and the educational and economic impact of this scholarship.

This electronic release is authorized for the duration of the time that I receive scholarship funds and five years after completion for statistical purposes. In order to rescind this Authorization, I acknowledge that I must submit written notification of rescission to the Office of the Registrar of my designated college or university. This rescission would result in the termination of the Lansing Promise scholarship. I also give my permission to the Lansing Promise Zone Authority to use information regarding my scholarship in promotion of the Lansing Promise.

My electronic signature (or that of my parent or guardian if I am under the age of 18) indicates that I have read this Authorization to Release Educational Records and that I authorize release of records and school attendance information described above.

My electronic signature (or that of my parent or guardian if I am under the age of 18) also indicates that I have read and agree to adhere to the Lansing Promise scholarship terms and conditions as set forth in this website and related documents. I understand that failure to adhere to these requirements may result in the termination of the Lansing Promise scholarship.

I certify that all information submitted in this application is accurate and true.

Enter Electronic Signature:
If applicant is under the age of 18, please enter parent or guardian's name.