Application Requirements

To enroll in the Oklahoma's Promise program, the student must be:

  • an Oklahoma resident;
  • enrolled in the eighth, ninth, 10th or 11th grade in an Oklahoma high school (homeschool students must be age 13, 14, 15 or 16); and
  • a student whose parents' federal adjusted gross income does not exceed:
    • $60,000 with 1 or 2 dependent children OR
    • $70,000 with 3 or 4 dependent children OR
    • $80,000 with 5 or more dependent children.

Special income provisions may apply to:

  • Children adopted from certain court-ordered custody and children in the custody of court-appointed legal guardians.
  • Social Security benefits based on the disability or death of the student’s parent(s).

Additional documentation may be required. Contact the Oklahoma's Promise office for more information.

Applications must be:

  • completed during the school year in the student's eighth-, ninth-, 10th- or 11th-grade year (for homeschool students, the application must be completed while the student is age 13, 14, 15 or 16) and
  • witnessed by the student's parent(s), custodial parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who also agree to help the student comply with Oklahoma's Promise requirements.

*In addition, the federal adjusted gross income (AGI) of the student's parents (or the income of the student if the student is officially determined to be financially independent of their parents) may not exceed $100,000 at the time the student begins college and prior to receiving the scholarship. This income limit will be applied each year the student is enrolled in postsecondary education.