Prospective and New Students

Purdue Promise combines strong support services with financial aid to help eligible Purdue Opportunity Award, Emerging Urban Leaders, and 21st Century Scholars thrive at Purdue.Photo Collage

In addition to financial assistance, the Purdue Promise four-year experience provides targeted support rooted in four Guiding Principles: 

Four Guiding Principles: Academic Development, Leadership Development, Social Development, Life Skills Development

Support services are provided by five full-time professional staff members and a group of specially trained student leaders - providing you with an immediate connection to Purdue University staff and upper-level student leaders from the moment you arrive on campus.

"Once Purdue Promise, Always Purdue Promise"

Purdue Promise strives to create a family-away-from-home atmosphere through the support components that include:

Because this kind of support is so essential to a student's success at Purdue, participation in the support program is required to receive either the Emerging Urban Leader Scholarship, Purdue Opportunity Award,  or Purdue Promise Award.

We belive in helping you succeed at Purdue and will do all that we can to help you remain eligible for our financial aid package. We do realize, however, that events may arrise that prevent you from meeting our scholarship requirements. It is our promise to provide support to  all of our students, regardless of whether they receive financial assistance from us or not. Once Purdue Promise, always Purdue promise means that you are always eligible to take advantage of our services. A promise is a promise and we are here to see you through.