Support for Current and Former Foster Youth

The Guardian Scholars Program is committed to helping current and former foster youth college-bound students complete their educational goals by providing comprehensive support services.

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The program provides direct services, such as resource center with computer lab/printing, financial aid guidance, book vouchers, transportation passes, matriculation assessment and referrals to community-based resources as needed and available.

Services The Program Offers

  • Priority registration
  • Referrals to academic, career & personal counseling
  • Textbook assistance (Fall & Spring semesters)
  • Monthly transportation passes (Fall & Spring semesters)
  • Computer lab/study area/free printing
  • Campus program referrals
  • Enrichment activities
  • Summer Academy (partnership with S.F.U.S.D.)
  • Supportive service referrals
  • Scholarship information
  • Clothing closet
Join the Guardian Scholars Program
We accept applications year-round!
If you are a current or former foster youth college-bound student, you may be eligible to receive services through the Guardian Scholars Program. Review the eligibility requirements and then follow our simple steps to join!