All students who graduate from El Dorado Public Schools and have been an EPS student since at least the ninth grade are eligible to receive the Promise. Enrollment must be continuous.

Requirements to participate in the program:

  1. Must be admitted to and enrolled at a two- or four-year college or university accredited by one of the U.S.’s six regional accrediting bodies.
  2. Must be making progress toward a bachelor’s or associate’s degree.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average at post-secondary institution.
  4. Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, and complete at least 24 credit hours each academic year.