Dallas County Promise

Texas Woman’s, the nation's largest public university system primarily for women and #1 in Texas for diversity, is proud to partner with Dallas County Promise to offer scholarship programs designed to invest in you.

How We Work Together

Promise Direct

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Dallas County Promise high school graduates are eligible to receive a last-dollar tuition-only scholarship to TWU for up to 8 semesters (4 academic years) if all of the following criteria are met and renewal requirements are maintained.

1. Participating High School 

Attend a participating high school for the full 21-22 school year and graduate from a participating high school.

Find participating high schools

2. Submit Pledge

Submit Dallas County Promise Pledge by Feb. 5 and meet all other requirements and deadlines for TWU.

Submit the Pledge

3. Financial aid eligibility

    Must complete FAFSA or TASFA and scholarship* application by Mar. 1.** 

    4. Family Income 

      Have a family-adjusted income of $50,000 or less.

      5. Residency 

        Must be a Texas resident for tuition purposes.

        Texas Residency

        6. Enroll 

          Start classes the fall semester after high school graduation and register for 15 credit hours each semester.

          *Must complete a general scholarship application for Promise eligibility 
          **Priority deadline for financial aid is Jan. 15 

          Promise Transfer

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          Scholars who remain Dallas County Promise eligible and complete an associate degree (Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching) from Dallas College and meet all other eligibility criteria can receive a last-dollar, tuition-only scholarship to TWU for up to 6 semesters (3 academic years) if renewal requirements are maintained.

          1. Associate Degree 

            Must have earned an associate of arts, an associate of science, or associate of arts in teaching from Dallas College by the beginning of the semester student plans on enrolling at TWU.

            Check Eligibility

            2. Residency

              Be a Texas resident for tuition purposes.

              Texas Residency

              3. Financial aid eligibility

                Must complete FAFSA or TASFA and scholarship* application by Mar. 1.** 

                4. Family Income 

                  Have a family adjusted income of $50,000 or less.

                  5. Admitted to TWU

                    Students must be accepted to TWU no later than Mar. 1 for the Fall semester or Dec. 14 for the spring semester.

                    6. Enroll 

                      Must start classes the following semester, after graduating with an associate degree from Dallas college, and register for 15 credit hours each semester.

                      *Must complete a general scholarship application for Promise eligibility 
                      **Priority deadline for financial aid is Jan. 15 

                      For More Information

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                      For questions about Dallas County Promise, contact:

                      Esmeralda Cruz
                      Admissions Promise Associate
                      Esmeralda.Cruz@dallascountypromise.org

                      940-898-3047

                      Page last updated 11:22 AM, July 13, 2021