Application Requirements

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

  • an Oklahoma resident;
  • enrolled in the eighth, ninth or 10th grade in an Oklahoma high school (homeschool students must be age 13, 14 or 15); and
  • the child of parents whose income from taxed and untaxed sources is not more than $50,000 per year.*

Special income provisions may apply to:

  • Children adopted from certain court-ordered custody and children in the custody of court-appointed legal guardians.
  • Families receiving Social Security disability and death benefits.
  • Families receiving non-taxable military benefits.

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- or 10th-grade year (for homeschool students, the application must be completed while the student is age 13, 14 or 15) 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. The second income check applies to students eligible to receive the award in college for the first time in 2012-13 and thereafter.