Eligibility & Requirements


The Higher Edge Promise Scholarship is available to all high school graduates from the class of 2019 and beyond. The student must graduate from a Grossmont Union High School District school.

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

Residency and Enrollment Requirements

Click here for a list of eligible High Schools

GPA Requirements

  • Graduate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

Additional Requirements

  • Graduate from a GSUSD high school with at least a GPA 2.0 in 2019 or later
  • Complete Higher Edge Action Plan
  • Fill out a federal financial aid form
  • Successfully complete a Counseling College 
Success Course
  • Participate in one of the following:
    • Completion of a High School/Dual Enrollment course
    • 3 College Engagement Events
    • Higher Edge Boot Camp
  • Begin college at Grossmont or Cuyamaca within 1 year after high school graduation
  • Enroll at least half-time in college and remain academically eligible