High school graduate, guaranteed scholarship, college preparedness
The El Dorado Promise has offered scholarships to almost 3,000 students since its creation in 2007. In this brief, we examine the impact of the place-based scholarship on postsecondary enrollment and completion for all students and for certain subgroups. Our results indicate that the Promise has significantly increased overall postsecondary enrollment and BA completion.
McKenzie, S., & Ritter, G. W. (2018). The El Dorado Promise: Impact on Postsecondary Enrollment and Completion. Policy Briefs. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/oepbrief/145