Education Resources


​​​​​​California Community Colleges - List of all Community Colleges in California and their address, phone number and web site

California State Universities - Web links for each California State University

Guardian Scholar Links for CA State Universities - on campus program committed to providing support and  services to former foster youth to assist in meeting the student's academic and personal needs.

          Cal Poly Pomona:Renaissance Scholars
          Channel Islands:Educational Opportunity Program
          Chico:Educational Opportunity Program
          Dominquez Hills:Educational Opportunity Program​
          East Bay:Renaissance Scholars
          Fresno:Renaissance Scholars Program
          Fullerton:Guardian Scholars
          Long Beach:Educational Opportunity Programs
          Monterey Bay:Educational Opportunity Program
          Northridge:Educational Opportunity Program
          Sacramento:Guardian Scholars
          San Bernardino:Educational Opportunity Program
          San Diego:Guardian ​Scholars​
          San Francisco:Guardian Scholars
          San Jose:Educational Opportunity Program
          San Marcos:ACE Scholars
          Stanislaus:Promise Scholars

University of California - Directory of UC Campuses, admissions and a lot of additional information about the UC System.

Guardian Scholar Links for UC Campuses - on campus program committed to providing support and  services to former foster youth to assist in meeting the student's academic and personal needs.

          Berkley: Hope Scholars​ (formerly California Independent Scholars Network (CISN)
          Davis: Guardian Scholars
          Irvine: Orangewood Guardian Scholars Program
          Los Angeles: Guardian Scholar Program
          Riverside: Guardian Scholars
          San Diego​: Guardian Scholars​ Program​​
          Santa Cruz: The Smith Renaissance Society
        

FAFSA - Federal Student Aid for College.  Eligibility for aid, apply online, deadlines for applications.   

Grants and Scholarships 

Chafee Education Training Voucher Program​ - If you are or were in foster care, you may qualify for up to $5,000 a year for college or technical training at any eligible school.  
Cal Grant - With a Cal Grant you can get up to $12,192 a year to pay for college expenses at any qualifying California school. 
     
United Negro Fund - manages various scholarship programs
   
Scholarships.com - Search for scholarships 
Fast Web - Search for scholarships
Student Scholarships - Information on education programs, videos on careers, choosing a school, course outlines, popular scholarships as well as search for scholarships
        



 
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