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Galesburg Promise

The Galesburg Promise was established in 2015 for graduates of Galesburg High School. The award pays up to 16 credits of tuition on a last dollar basis at Carl Sandburg College. The program is funded through a hotel/motel tax and sponsored by the Galesburg Business and Technology Center.

Year the Program was Founded 

2015

Promise Typology Category 

Last-dollar community college programs
Universal eligibility programs

State 

Illinois

Residency Requirement 

N/A

K-12 School Attendance Requirement 

Single High School

Type of Award 

Financial Award

Financial Award is Limited to Students with Financial Need 

No

Financial Award is Limited to Students who Meet Academic Achievement Requirements 

No

Disbursement of Financial Aid 

Last Dollar

Year Requirement for Full Aid 

13

Sponsored by Single Agency 

No

Program Offers Support Services 

Yes