Future Scholarship

Promise for the Future Scholarship Central Arizona College gives Pinal County 8th grade students, along with their parents, who reside in and attend school in Pinal County the opportunity to receive scholarship money after completion of high school. Eligible 8th students will sign a Promise for the Future contract pledging to stay in school and maintain a 2.75 grade point average (GPA) or better throughout high school. Upon graduating from high school with a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative GPA, the students become eligible for the Promise for the Future scholarship. The Central Arizona College Foundation provides paid in-state tuition to any of the Central Arizona College Campuses.

Pinal County 8th grade students and their parents must sign the Contract of Commitment for a Promise for the Future Scholarship prior to enrolling in the 9th grade. Pinal County 12th grade students enrolled in the program and expecting to graduate with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA must submit a formal application for the Promise for the Future scholarship when they enroll at any Central Arizona College campus. An acceptance application will be mailed to the students who are eligible for the scholarship.

Recipients of the CAC Promise for the Future Scholarship must:

  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester
  • Complete a minimum of 9 credits each semester
  • Maintain a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA while enrolled with CAC (This includes any courses taken at or through your high school for college credit)
  • Enroll and complete CPD 101 (Orientation to College)
  • Complete the FASFA application before/after high school graduation
  • Enroll the semester after officially graduating from high school