Guardian Scholars Program
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GUARDIAN SCHOLARS PROGRAM


PROGRAM INFORMATION

The El Camino College Guardian Scholars Program creates a welcoming and supportive environment for current and former foster youth.  Our goal is to empower you to reach your full potential and achieve your academic, personal, and career goals. Guardian Scholars promotes self-advocacy by establishing meaningful connections and a support network within the El Camino College campus community.

The Guardian Scholars Program provides the opportunity to change individual lives and make dreams come true.

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PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES

• Personal Guidance and Mentoring

• Community Enrichment Activities

• Admission and Enrollment Assistance

• Book and Supply Vouchers

• School Supplies and Free Printing

• Assistance Qualifying for Priority Registration

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

In order to qualify for the Guardian Scholars Program at El Camino College, students must complete the following steps:

1. Apply for admission to El Camino College
2.
 Complete an online or in-person orientation
3.
 Take the assessment tests in English and mathematics
4.
 Meet with an academic counselor to develop an educational plan
5.
 Submit a Guardian Scholars Program application

Program Recommendations
:

1. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act  
    Application (CADAA) in order to apply for federal and state-based financial aid.

2.
 Complete the Chafee Grant application documentation with the assistance of the  
    Financial Aid Office.

Requirements to Maintain Eligibility:

To remain eligible for the program the recipient must:

1. Enroll in at least six units at El Camino College during fall and spring semester

2. Enroll in at least three units at El Camino College during winter and summer

3. Attend the Guardian Scholars Program events each semester

4. Meet with Guardian Scholars Program personnel at least once a week

5. Submit progress report each semester or term

6. Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA)

7. Maintain a 50% pace of unit completion

 


GUARDIAN SCHOLARS 
PROGRAM APPLICATION

Guardian Scholars Program Application

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GUARDIAN SCHOLARS
INFORMATION FLYER

Guardian Scholars Information Flyer

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GUARDIAN SCHOLARS
LINK-UP FLYER

Guardian Scholars Link-Up Flyer

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