Oklahoma’s Promise Deadline

The deadline for submitting this year’s application for the Oklahoma’s Promise (OKP) Scholarship is right around the corner! Don’t miss out on thousands of dollars* in scholarship money simply because you didn’t submit your application in time! Here are some frequently asked questions:

Q: Who can apply?
A: Any Oklahoma resident in grade 8, 9, 10 or 11 who attends an Oklahoma public or private school, or any home-schooled student in Oklahoma who is 13, 14, 15 or 16 years of age. Your family income during the most recent tax year must be within these guidelines:

  • $60,000 or less for families with 1 or 2 children, or
  • $70,000 or less for families with 3 or 4 children, or
  • $80,000 or less for families with 5 or more children.

Q: When is the deadline?

A: For public/private school students, the application deadline is June 30 each year. Homeschool students must apply before they reach their 17th birthday.

Q: What will happen if I miss the deadline?

A: Students in grades 8-10 will be able to apply using the 2024-25 application if they miss the 2023 deadline. However, students who have completed the 11th grade MUST submit their application by June 30, 2023, in order to be eligible for the scholarship. Late applications from students who are about to enter their senior year of high school will not be accepted.

Q: What amount does the scholarship pay?

A: Oklahoma’s Promise will pay:

  • The full cost of tuition at a public college or university in Oklahoma, or
  • A portion of tuition at an accredited private college or university in Oklahoma, or
  • A portion of tuition for approved programs at Oklahoma public career technology centers.

The scholarship does not cover the costs of books, fees or room and board.

Q: Where do I go to apply?

A: Visit OKPromise.org and click “Apply Now.”

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: There are three ways to learn more about the Oklahoma’s Promise Scholarship Program:

*Depending on the type of postsecondary school you attend, the average Oklahoma’s Promise annual scholarship pays from $2,248 to $5,173. A full report on the 2021-22 academic year can be found at OKPromise.org.