Education

  1. Scholarships
  2. College Prep
  3. Financial Aid
  4. College Support

Scholarships

Akerman Academic & National CASA Scholarship

2019 Akerman Academic Scholarship- Info & Application

Evans College Incentive Program

Learn more & nominate someone here:  mpcfoundation.org

CSUMB Guardian Scholars Program

Supports current and former foster youth who are in college:

csumb.edu/guardianscholars 

College Prep

California Foster Youth Education Resource Hub

Provides information and resources pertaining to foster youth and the interplay of education and child welfare systems: cdss.ca.gov

Curriculum & Instruction

Transition to post secondary education and careers: cde.ca.gov

College Board

Connects students to college success and opportunity: collegeboard.org

California College Pathways

Supporting Opportunity and Success for Foster Youth Scholars: cacollegepathways.org

Affordable Colleges Online

affordablecollegesonline.org

Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Apply here: studentaid.ed.gov

Financial Aid Guide for California Foster Youth

In English & Spanish: jbaforyouth.org 

College Support

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DrugWatch

A health guide for new college students that covers diet and exercise, the dangers of alcohol and drugs, and more

NextUP

Provides community college students with resources that make a difference: nextup.cccco.edu 

Cal State University Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Provides admission, academic and financial support services: calstate.edu

University of California Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Provides assistance through mentorship, academic programs, financial assistance, counseling/advising, and other campus support services to those who are first-generation college students: admission.universityofcalifornia.edu

California Community Colleges Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

Offers academic and support counseling, financial aid and other support services: extranet.cccco.edu