Find forms available to Formerly Incarcerated Re-Entry Students Thriving (FIRST) Program students.


FIRST Interest Form

This form will be used to determine how FIRST and El Camino College can best help you meet your educational goals. Your personal information will be kept confidential and is protected under the Federal Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA). However, the general results of this survey may be shared with other college staff for the purpose of improving our program and better serving you.

Interest Form

FIRST Grant Criteria

Our program will be offering program participants up to $150.00 if student meets the following criteria:

  • Be FIRST Student signed up to courses
  • Participate in 3 FIRST CARES Support Groups
  • Meet with FIRST Counselor two times per Semester. One at the beginning and middle of semester
  • Participate in one FIRST workshops and one club event
  • Maintain 2.0 GPA per semester
  • Students that sign up to FIRST Program after April 15 will not be eligible for Spring grant

Disclaimer: students will be receiving funds via bank mobile or via check. Information above is subject change