Promise Benefits

  • Quality education
  • Certificate or degree without debt
  • Freedom to focus on classes
  • Career with more income potential

You want the best for your child. What if the best was right here?

Through the Promise @ San Jac Scholarship, your child can get a quality education close to home with tuition, books, and supplies covered 100% after financial aid.

If your child lives in San Jacinto College's taxing district and is a high school senior, he or she qualifies, regardless of GPA!


Steps to Apply and Eligibility


What Promise Scholars Say

Promise student Cynthia Jennings
Cynthia Jennings

 Once I received the Promise Scholarship, I began to excel in academic life at San Jac. I am beyond grateful for receiving Promise funding because it is fulfilling my dreams, my career, and my future.  

Promise student Gustavo Almazan
Gustavo Almazan

 Now that I’m attending college through the Promise Scholarship, it’s helped save income that allows my family and me to do more for ourselves.  

Azhia Alvarez, Dobie High School student
Azhia Alvarez

 My parents don’t have to worry about paying out of pocket for tuition. Being a first-generation college student, Promise is allowing me to be the first person in my family to attend college. 

Why Choose San Jac?

  • Top 5 Community College in the Nation (Aspen Institute, 2021)
  • Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics (Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, 2021):
  • More than 200 degrees and certificates across eight areas of study
  • Seamless transfer to many four-year universities
  • Face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses
  • Workforce internships for real-world experience

We offer five convenient campuses throughout East Harris County, with four near Beltway 8:

  • Central Campus, 8060 Spencer Hwy., Pasadena, TX 77505
  • South Campus, 13735 Beamer Rd., Houston, TX 77089
  • North Campus, 5800 Uvalde Rd., Houston, TX 77049
  • Maritime Campus, 3700 Old Highway 146, La Porte, TX 77571
  • Generation Park, 13455 Lockwood Rd., Houston, TX 77044

Your student’s success is our priority! Besides a Promise success coach for one-on-one advising, your child has strong support at San Jac to reach his or her goals:

San Jacinto College offers fun welcome week activities and a variety of clubs and events throughout the year to fit all interests -- from esports and a literary magazine to peer mentoring!

  • Welcome week activities
  • Career fairs
  • Fine arts performances
  • Two athletic teams
  • Active student clubs

Learn more.


Taking the Pledge

To become a Promise Scholar, your student must complete these three steps -- and maintain eligibility. That’s it!


Step 1

Take the online pledge and apply to San Jac (via ApplyTexas).

Step 2

Apply for financial aid.

We’re here to help! As a parent, you’ve played a major part in your child’s education. Now your student is almost ready to step out on his or her own. College can be exciting and overwhelming. Let us help you both navigate this process!

Learn more about the scholarship and requirements at For Promise questions, call 281-998-6350 ext. 3904, email, or connect online.

Outreach and Recruitment
Curious what San Jac offers?
281-998-6350 ext. 1076

Questions about applying?

Financial Aid
Questions about completing the FAFSA or TASFA?