Opening Doors Promise Scholarship Program
What is the Opening Doors Promise Scholarship
The Opening Doors Promise Scholarship is a “last-dollar” scholarship opportunity that covers the cost of tuition and fees for any eligible Class of 2021 graduating high school student pursuing full-time studies at COM. Participating students can earn an associate degree or complete a workforce training certificate program.
All high school seniors (GED, public, private, home or charter schools) residing in participating communities and graduating in the Class of 2021 are eligible for the Opening Doors Promise Scholarship. GED students must be between the ages of 17-19. There is no income or high school GPA requirement.
To maintain eligibility once the scholarship is awarded, you must be enrolled full time and maintain at least 12 credit hours. After your first year at COM, you must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
- Texas City
- La Marque
- Santa Fe
How to Apply
Ready to take the next step? Apply today by completing these simple steps by the designated deadline dates below:
Step 1: Apply to COM
Apply for admission through www.applytexas.org and choose “College of the Mainland.”
Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 3: July 1, 2021
All admission and financial aid application requirements must be complete.
Students are strongly encouraged to begin completing their application steps now.
Want to Learn More
If you need assistance with the application process or want to learn more about the Opening Doors Promise Scholarship, contact us at (409) 933-8144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re making room for a promising future, and that starts with you!
The Promise Checklist
Students seeking their first certificate or associate degree must apply to College of the Mainland.
Students must apply for FAFSA to qualify for the following Fall semester.
Students will be notified of their Promise award status.
Agree to take a minimum of 12–15 credit hours for the Spring semester.
*15 hours per semester are required to graduate in 2 years.
To qualify you must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA annually.
Thank You to our Donors
- Anonymous Donors
- Associated Credit Union of Texas
- Hitchcock Economic Development Corporation
- Hitchcock I.S.D. Education Foundation
- Kathleen Cailloux Foundation
- Texas City Economic Development Corporation
- The City of Santa Fe