Promise Appeal

The Harper College Promise Scholarship Program offers the opportunity to appeal eligibility determinations in the event of extraordinary circumstances. 

High School Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors who do not meet the eligibility requirements are notified by mail in late August. The letter from Harper College includes information on the process for filing an appeal in the event of extraordinary circumstances.

High School Seniors will receive an email on June 12th if they did not meet the eligibility requirements. This email will include the process for filing an appeal in the event of extraordinary circumstances. 

For Harper College Promise Scholars, an email will be sent after final grades have posted. This email will include the process for filing an appeal for extraordinary circumstances.

Filing an Appeal for Extraordinary Circumstances

The 2018-2019 Promise appeal process for high school Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors will become available at the end of August.
For high school Seniors, the process will become available June 12th with a deadline of 4:30p (CST) on June 18th to submit the appeal.
For Harper College Promise Scholars, the process will be come available May 22nd with a deadline of 4:30p (CST) on May 29th.

Appeals must be completed using this “Appeal for Extraordinary Circumstances” form: 

High School Appeal for Extraordinary Circumstances Form. (Link has been deactivated, as it is outside the window for submissions.)

Harper College Promise Scholar Appeal for Extraordinary Circumstances Form (Link has been deactivated, as it is outside the window for submissions.)

Incomplete or late forms will not be accepted. Notification of the status of your appeal will be sent no later than November 1 (for seniors in high school and Harper College students, July 1). Failure to follow these procedures will result in your appeal not being considered.

If you would like a printable version of this form, email promiseappeals@harpercollege.edu to request a copy. These are only available during the appeal process.