link Mission Promise Scholarship
Mission Valley College logo.

Virtual Mission: We might be closed, but we are open online to serve you. Details and Resources Here.

Mission Promise Scholarship

group of students

Mission College Promise Program

The Mission Promise program is designed to make college more affordable for our first-time college students from Santa Clara Unified and beyond.

NEW for the upcoming academic year Mission Scholars will receive:

  • Two years of Free Tuition (up to 12 units/term) beginning in the Fall
  • Up to $1,000 for books and/or other educational expenses (up to $500/term)
  • Transportation assistance with a free VTA SmartPass
  • Additional follow-up services to help you stay on track

Mission Promise Scholars must:

  • Be a new, first-time college student for the Fall term
  • Apply for the Mission Promise Program by July 30 *
  • Register for at least 12 units or the equivalent by priority deadline for the Fall 
  • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid OR California Dream Act Application
  • Must be a CA resident or qualify for a non-resident tuition waiver (e.g. AB540 Affidavit)
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at Mission College and enroll in at least 12 units or the equivalent for the Spring term

Note: Summer 2020 is not included in the Promise program. If you plan on attending during the summer we recommend you apply for the the 19-20 FAFSA or Cal Dream Act financial aid inorder to see if you are summer aid eligible.


Other Scholarship Opportunities at Mission College