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Nearly 1,000 freshmen admitted into inaugural Bold Promise class

A sign advertising the Bold Promise program at UTSA's announcement ceremony at the Westside Community Center in December 2019. 72% of Bold Promise recipients are first-generation college students.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 13, 2020

The Bold Promise program welcomed around 950 students in its first class of freshmen this fall, over 78% of whom identify as Latino or Hispanic. The last-dollar scholarship program provides four years of full tuition and fees for admitted freshmen who rank in the top 25% of their graduating high schoo...

Bold Promise of Free Tuition – Paisano Polls

Bold Promise of Free Tuition – Paisano Polls

Jada Teague, Assistant Multimedia Editor

March 13, 2020

Beginning in the Fall of 2020, incoming freshmen who qualify will have their tuition and fees completely covered by financial aid for four years. This is President Eighmy’s Bold Promise. Qualifying students must be Texas Residents, have family incomes up to 50,500 dollars, and rank in the top 25% of their high school classes. Students share their thoughts on this free-tuition program.

Bold Promise or bold scholarship?

Bold Promise graphic

Editorial Board

January 22, 2020

Beginning in Fall 2020, UTSA’s Bold Promise initiative gurantees full financial aid for tuition and mandatory fees for eight semesters to students who satisfy specific requirements: being an incoming freshman in Fall 2020, having a median household income of $50,500 or less and being in the top 25...

Twins among first impacted by UTSA’s Bold Promise

Adrian and Jennifer Uribe attend Bold Promise announcement on Dec. 12.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

January 22, 2020

UTSA has recently announced its new Bold Promise program, a program that offers free tuition for eligible incoming freshmen. High school seniors and twins Adrian and Jennifer Uribe will be among the first Roadrunners affected by this program. Growing up on San Antonio’s West Side, the Uribe twins have...