The Cleveland County Promise

The Cleveland County Promise is a nonprofit providing high school graduates in Cleveland County with tuition for an accredited public or private university.
Cherish Cawthon
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Shelby, North Carolina
United States
1 Team Member

Who is our Promise for? 

  • Every child in Cleveland County that graduates from a public, private or charter school -- regardless of race, income, even academic performance hiccups
  • If they are accepted into a community college or a four year university -- we want to make sure they can go! We want to give every child the chance to succeed.
The Cleveland County Promise is a nonprofit organization formed to provide all graduates of any Cleveland County High School with a scholarship covering tuition and any mandatory fees, that can be used at any accredited two or four-year, public or private college or university in the United States regardless of their educational background, their race, their social status or their family income.

Why make the Promise?

  • Middle and higher income families will qualify for very little federal grant money

  • Average American student graduates with at least $30,000 of student loan debt

  • Encourages economic development

    • Increased tax base, more money for schools, money going into local retail, housing market and service industries, etc.

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