Criteria (all four should be met):
1. Students are the first in their family to go to college and come from an economically disadvantaged background.
2. Students from Hispanic and various underrepresented backgrounds.
3. Students who have the potential to succeed in academia if given both the opportunity and support.
4. Live in California
You are considered from an economically disadvantaged background if one of the following apply:
• You're enrolled in or eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
• Your annual family income falls within the Income Eligibility Guidelines set by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (For example, if household income for family of 3 is under $38,443, then the student is eligible for fee waiver).
• You're enrolled in a federal, state, or local program that aids students from low-income families (e.g., Federal TRIO programs such as Upward Bound).
• Your family receives public assistance.
• You live in federally subsidized public housing or a foster home or are homeless.
• You are a ward of the state or an orphan.
PLEASE NOTE : Due to COVID-19 most colleges nationwide will no longer require SAT/ACT test scores for admission eligibility
1. College Applications: October 30th, 2020
2. SAT/ACT College Entrance Exams: Rolling Addmissions with deadlines 3 times each year on Oct. 30, Feb. 28 (extended to March 6), and June 30
3. Advanced Placement (AP) Exams: March 1st , 2021