UCSB's first class of Promise Scholars graduated this past spring. Low-income students received free tuition for maintaining at least a 2.75 GPA. Many of the students are the first in their families to graduate from a four-year college. They face more challenges than financial ones.
Should UCSB's Promise Scholars program go statewide?
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Low-income students turn to UCSB's Promise Scholars Program for success
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