Eligibility: Foster Youth/ Ward of Court
How to Get Started
- Schedule an appointment to see a Guardian Scholars Specialist.
- Ward of Court Letter aka "Dependency Letter"
- Guardian Scholar Essay (two pages, double spaced, 12 font):
Community College Checklist.
- What is your current situation?
- What was your experience like growing up in the system?
- What are some of your future goals?
- Why are you attending Orange Coast College?
Your Commitment to Guardian Scholars Program
- Fully participate in all aspects of the program — meetings, events, mentoring, career mapping, academic advising
- Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Stay continuously enrolled at Orange Coast College
- Abide by all Orange Coast College standards for appropriate conduct and community behavior
If you have any questions, please contact Guardian Scholars via phone @ 714-432-0202 x26090, or visit our office on the 4th floor of Watson Hall, Room 443.