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Birmingham Times | August 2021
More than 600 graduates of Birmingham City Schools will attend college this fall with financial aid and other assistance from Birmingham Promise. Birmingham Promise scholarships have been awarded to 380 students in the most recent graduating class, with recipients representing each of the city’s seven high schools…
Birmingham Promise Scholarship allows G.W. Carver High School graduate to commit to Birmingham’s future
Medium | August 2021
A recent graduate of G.W. Carver High School, Breunna Carter always knew she wanted to attend college, but had it not been for the Birmingham Promise, she would have picked an out-of-state school.
Medium | July 2021
The success of the Birmingham Promise is rooted in providing opportunities for Birmingham City School students to excel in life, in part through last-dollar scholarships that provide tuition assistance for students to attend any in-state public institution of higher learning.
But the commitment to students’ success goes beyond providing scholarship opportunities…
Birmingham Times | June 2021
Birmingham-area leaders on Monday announced the launch of Prosper, an initiative focused on creating a more prosperous and equitable Birmingham by investing in opportunities that grow the area’s economy in an inclusive way…
WBRC | May 2021
More students this year are going to college for free, thanks to the Birmingham Promise. The program is two years old and so far, has sent hundreds of students to college. Many of whom are in the first generation of their families to do so.
UAB News | November 2020
Students from all seven Birmingham City high schools make up the first Birmingham Promise class of freshmen at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The scholarship program provided 68 students with the opportunity to pursue their bachelor’s degree with a full-tuition scholarship through a partnership with Birmingham Promise, Inc., at UAB…