North Shore Promise Award
Eligibility Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who can sign up for the North Shore Promise Award?
To qualify you must:
Q: What NSCC programs and Commonwealth Commitment Pathways are eligible for the North Shore Promise Award?
Q: To be eligible you must be a new student, what does that really mean?
To be eligible, the Fall 2018 semester must be your first semester at any college or university. Early College program participants, who have not yet attended another college or university, are still considered new students and are welcome to apply for the North Shore Promise Award.
Q: Once I am accepted for the North Shore Promise Award, how do I maintain eligibility for the future semesters?
To maintain your status and continue to receive the North Shore Promise Award you must:
The SAP policy factors into account GPA, class completion, and rate of progress toward your degree. They are meant to keep you on track for graduation.
Q: Are current NSCC students or those transferring to NSCC eligible for the North Shore Promise Award?
No, not at this time, this is a pilot program. Only new students for the Fall of 2017 and Early College students who are enrolling at NSCC as a first-time matriculated college student are eligible.
Q: Will I still be eligible for the North Shore Promise Award if I decide not to attend NSCC in the Fall of 2018?
No, this is a program that is being offered to only eligible new students who enroll at NSCC in the Fall of 2018.
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