Rhode Island Promise

Be a part of history. Become a Promise Scholar.

Enroll at the Community College of Rhode Island in fall 2019 and become a Rhode Island Promise Scholar. Through the Promise scholarship, all Rhode Islanders coming right out of high school are eligible to pursue associate degrees at CCRI tuition-free.

That’s right: Regardless of your family income, you won’t pay tuition at CCRI.

View a full timeline on how to become a Promise Scholar for 2019.

Rhode Island Promise FAQ's

Get a jumpstart on your enrollment steps at Promise Enrollment Day:

9am – 3pm on June 21 (Liston Campus in Providence)
9am – 3pm on June 27 (Knight Campus in Warwick)
9am – 3pm on July 23 (Knight Campus in Warwick)

Start the application process to become a 2019 Promise Scholar

  1. Apply to CCRI today.
  2. Fill out the FAFSA and complete your financial aid file. If you have any questions or need help, don't hesitate to contact the Rhode Island Educational Opportunities Center (RIEOC).
  3. Submit your official, final high school or GED transcript. Contact CCRI Admissions if you have any problems getting your transcripts or scores: webadmission@ccri.edu or 401-825-2003.

Eligibility for Rhode Island Promise

  • Rhode Island residents.
  • 2019 high school graduates (public, private or homeschooled) or GED recipients who are younger than 19 years old.

How to maintain the scholarship for two years

  • Enroll full time (15 credits strongly encouraged).
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Earn 30 credits each year.
  • Enroll each semester for two years. Fall and spring are required.
Frequently asked questions

Contact Information

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Last Updated: 6/5/19