Guardian Scholars


The Guardian Scholars Program supports current and former foster youth who are in college by providing access, maintaining a support network that promotes academic success, personal development, and connecting students with their potential to become successful and productive world citizens.


  • Former foster youth/ Non-Minor Dependents
  • and/or ward of the court
  • Orphan
  • Adopted
  • Legal Guardianship
  • Unaccompanied homeless youth (McKinney Vento students)

Benefits & Services

  • School supplies
  • Dorm welcoming supplies
  • Develop a system of accountability around identifying and achieving goals
  • Provide a community of belonging and opportunities to build relationships with other students in the Guardian Scholars Program
  • Emergency Grant (up to $500)
  • Priority registration
  • Faculty or staff mentor
  • Personal Care Pantry
  • Computer lab with free printing
  • Cultural exploration activities
  • Laptop Loan Program