The Guardian Scholars

Cal State Fullerton's Guardian Scholars Program is committed to supporting current and former foster youth exiting the foster care system. We provide a comprehensive program that contributes to the quality and depth of the student's university experience. We serve as a resource for young adults by assisting in their development and equipping them with the educational and interpersonal skills necessary to become self-supporting, community leaders, role models, and competent professionals in their selected fields. Our support services include the following three areas:



  • Personalized academic advising & coaching
  • Priority course enrollment
  • Retention services
  • Graduation assistance
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Peer mentoring
  • On- and off-campus foster youth resources


  • Career and skill development opportunities
  • Employment and internship opportunities
  • Leadership conferences
  • Computer lab
  • Free printing


  • Life coaching
  • Yearly retreats
  • Summer Experience for incoming students
  • Priority consideration for on campus housing
  • Social events
  • Counseling and Psychological Services 


Guardian Scholars Program Support Services Application - Apply Now

Guardian Scholars at 2018 Reception, May 2018

Click below for the Guardian Scholars Program support services application.

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