Frequently Asked Questions

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Parent Promise scholars will have five years to complete their degree or certificate.

Check your most recent tax return for your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). Your COMBINED family AGI must be less than $55,000.

Yes. Parents will first enter WorkReadyU, a completely free adult-education program at Dallas College schools that will give English language learners the skills needed for college and career success.

Parents will first enter WorkReadyU, a completely free adult-education program at Dallas College, to complete their HSE before moving on to college-level courses that apply toward their certificate and/or degree.

To be eligible, your high school senior must have attended a participating Promise high school their full senior year. Additionally, you must qualify for Texas in-state tuition.

Previous college courses can give you a jump start on completing a certificate program or an associate degree. Make sure to speak with an advisor before enrolling.

Yes, developmental education classes are covered under the Parent Promise.

The Parent Promise scholarship can only be used at one of the seven Dallas College campuses.

Parent Promise is funded through LevelUp Scholarship funds.