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Parent Promise Timeline

In order to receive the Dallas County Parent Promise, you must meet the key Promise deadlines.

If you do not complete the Dallas County Parent Promise deadlines but still choose to attend a Dallas County Community College, you will be responsible for all tuition and costs not covered by other scholarships or financial aid.

November 12, 2018:

  • Dallas County Parent Promise Pledge opens. Parents will receive an email inviting them to complete a Pledge.

March 8, 2019:

  • Complete the Dallas County Parent Promise Pledge. Eligible parents will receive an email with a unique link to the pledge form. You will need to submit your full name, date of birth, address, email address, and cell phone number. Your pledge is not complete until you see a submission confirmation.
  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at and list the DCCCD colleges that you are interested in attending.


Texas residents who are non-citizens must complete the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) and submit to the DCCCD college you plan to attend.

July 31, 2019:

  • Complete DCCCD registration for the Fall semester

If you miss any of the deadlines, you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.

All Parent Promise scholarship information will be sent to the email and phone number you list on your Pledge. If your contact information changes, please let us know by emailing and include your full name.

For more information about Dallas County Parent Promise, click here.

For more information about Dallas County Parent Promise, click here.