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Guardian Scholars - Former Foster Youth

The Guardian Scholars Program provides services to current or former foster youth (FFY) attending Sierra College. We want to help you do well academically, and navigate any life or financial challenges that come up. 

If you need help, Flo Charlie and Britney Slates are happy to answer any questions. Just email 
We are located on the Rocklin Campus in L144. (Winstead)


Initial Program Eligibility

  • Complete Sierra College Application through CCCApply
  • Must be a highly motivated student who has at least one day of foster care experience from 0-18 years old (e.g. foster home, group home, or placed with a relative by the court)
  • Must provide Ward of Court Document to GSP office 

Continuing Students Eligibility Requirements

  • Maintain continuous enrollment at Sierra College
  • Meet with a GSP Counselor three times per semester
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or above
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 units
  • Participate in at least one program activity or workshop provided by the Guardian Scholars Program
  • Agree to staff monitoring of academic performance and progress
  • Attend academic intervention services as recommended by the GSP counselor
  • Abide by all college standards for appropriate conduct and community behavior
  • Meet with a mentor once a month (for freshmen students; optional for second year students)

How to Apply

Fill out the application:- GSP Application

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