Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso Promise

Cerro Coso Promise

Cerro Coso Promise

The Cerro Coso Promise is intended for hard-working, dedicated students that deserve an education, regardless of financial or personal status. By meeting basic criteria, students may qualify for up to $1,000 per semester for 2 years to help with tuition, books, and fees after financial aid and scholarships have been applied.

The Goal

The Cerro Coso Promise will reduce financial barriers, allowing students to focus on completing educational goals.

More Than A Promise

From specialized counseling to help with creating a comprehensive educational plan, the Cerro Coso Promise is committed to making sure student participate in a variety of student support services designed to help them meet their educational goals. Cerro Coso Promise participants also receive priority registration, career advising, help with transferring, and other student support services to assist them in staying on track.

CC Promise Brochure for Parents [Accessible]

CC Promise Brochure for Students [Accessible]

How to Apply

Complete these two steps to apply for the Promise Grant:

  1. If you have not already done so, apply to Cerro Coso Community College.
  2. Apply for Cerro Coso Scholarships.

Get a head start!  Complete the steps below to be ready for the semester and to receive your Promise grant:

  1. Fill out the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. Apply for the Governor's Fee Waiver (BOGW).
  3. Apply for the Cal Grant.
  4. Complete all Student Success and Support requirements, namely Orientation, Assessment, and meet with a Counselor, prior to registration.
  5. Enroll in classes.

Students attending the Bishop and Mammoth Lakes campuses of Cerro Coso Community College should apply for the Inyo or Mono Promises. 

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