How to Apply



  1. Application forms will be made available to the schools in January.
  2. Applications will be due to the Promise Zone by March 1 of each year (or the following business day if that date falls on a weekend).
  3. Initial determination of eligibility and notification of Promise Zone Scholarship award will be made by July 15.

Promise Zone Scholarship Application (Click to Fill and Print)

Final documentation:

By June 30 of each year, student will be required to submit final documentation, such as college email address, acceptance of award, college acceptance letter and financial aid package, FAFSA SARS report, TIP, list of other scholarships to which they applied or were awarded. For Home- school students, a high school transcript signed by parent as true and accurate.


“For students wishing to appeal the eligibility decision of the Promise Zone Board, a written statement requesting an appeal and the reason for the appeal request must be submitted to Promise Zone Board no later than August 1 or December 1 (or the following on business day if that date falls on a weekend).


Annually, students will be expected to renew their eligibility by completing a new Acceptance of Award form. This form must be received by June 30 of each year along with the FAFSA SARS report for the coming academic year.

DEADLINE for submission: April 17, 2017

Email application to

Fax application to 231-924-8910

Or mail to: Newaygo County Area Promise Zone Attn: NC RESA Superintendent’s Office 4747 West 48th St., Fremont MI 49412

Questions: Call 231.924.8888