Oklahoma’s Promise (OK Promise), formerly known as the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access program (OHLAP). 

(1) Section 2601 et seq. of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes sets forth a scholarship program for students to enroll during the eighth, ninth, or tenth grades that pays for tuition at an Oklahoma public two- or four-year college, university, or career technology center.

(2) OK Promise enrollment for youth in DHS custody is initiated by the CW specialist.

(3) The CW specialist submits a completed enrollment form to CWS.OHLAP.OklahomasPromise@okdhs.org. CWS education programs staff submits the eligible enrollment forms to the Regents for Higher Education and documents enrollment in KIDS.

(4) The CW specialist provides information about the scholarship to parents, foster parents, and/or placement provider, and in conjunction with the parent, foster parents, and/or placement provider, monitors the student’s progress towards obtaining the scholarship.