Promise Programs

The Upjohn Institute plays a leading role in research and evaluation of place-based scholarship programs locally and nationally.

This page brings together resources related to the growing population of place-based scholarship—or "promise"—programs, including the Kalamazoo Promise.

Research is also available organized alphabetically by author and by type of outcome.



All Research

Promise scholarships get graduates into good jobs—if the jobs are there

April 22, 2021 · Research Highlight
Research shows graduates may move away if there aren't enough good job opportunities nearby. Photo by Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for EDUimages

tnAchieves from a National Perspective

November 6, 2020 · Research

The Promise Landscape in Michigan

October 2, 2020 · Research

New! - Promise Program Database

November 7, 2017 · Research Highlight