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Guardian Scholars Program Application

Application materials must be submitted or postmarked on or before November 30th, to receive priority consideration. You may hand-deliver your completed application and support materials directly to the Guardian Scholars Office located in the Titan Bookstore, Commons 120, or you may mail your completed application to California State University, Fullerton; Guardian Scholars Program; P.O. Box 6828 C-120; Fullerton, CA 92834-6828. An official high school or community college transcript must be submitted with the Guardian Scholar application materials.

  • First Name __________ Middle Name __________ Last Name __________

  • Address ________________________________________________________

  • City __________ State __________ Zip __________

  • Phone __________ Cell or Message __________ Email __________

  • Age __________ Date of Birth __________

  • School currently attending(name, city, state) ___________________________

  • CSUF Admission application submitted: Filed paper format Filed electronically

  • Class level at time of planned enrollment: Incoming Freshman Transfer Student Other ________

  • Grade Point Average:___________

  • Current SAT score:_________ Date taken or to be taken:_________

  • Current ACT score:_________ Date taken or to be taken:_________

  • County of origin: Orange Los Angeles San Bernardino Riverside Other _______

  • Amount of contact with biological family: Regular contact Limited contact No contact

  • Plan for housing while attending Cal State Fullerton (check one): Dorms/on-campus Apartment/off-campus With friend or relative

  • Current source of financial support (mark all that apply): Foster family/group home Employment Other _____

  • Average hours worked per week last year (enter zero if unemployed): __________

  • Total earnings between January through December last year: __________

  • Current medical coverage (mark all that apply): Cal-Optima Medicare Private health insurance No insurance of any kind

  • How did you learn about this scholarship? ILP Foster family Relative Social worker Orangewood Foundation Other _____

RECOMMENDATION LETTER OF REFERENCE

  • Name __________ Relationship __________ Phone __________

  • Name __________ Relationship __________ Phone __________



For more information please check the following link.

http://www.fullerton.edu/guardianscholars/forms/application.pdf

 

Essay Specifications

 

You should give thoughtful consideration to your essay. The response you provide will be carefully reviewed by the scholarship selection committee to determine which applicants are invited for a personal interview. Essays should be 2-3 typed, double-spaced pages with your name at the top of each page. Your personal description may include such information as your family situation, special interests, group memberships, honors and awards.

Essays should address the following:

  • A brief personal description

  • The obstacles you overcame in your pursuit of an education

  • Why you hope to attend Cal State Fullerton

  • Your educational goals at Cal State Fullerton

  • What you hope to do after college graduation

 

Application Checklist

The Guardian Scholars Program hopes to make the dream of attending college a reality.

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Our commitment to making a difference in your life is possible only if you submit the required applications and materials by the listed due dates. The last two items, the FAFSA and GPA Verification form, can be obtained at most high schools or community colleges. These materials must be filled out and returned to FAFSA prior to the deadline.

ITEM DUE DATE
CSU Admission Application period (electronic only) 10/1-11/30
Request to Waive Admission Application Fee form 10/1-11/30
Guardian Scholars Application form 10/1-11/30

Copy of the Ward of the Court documentation or a CSU, Fullerton Dependency Override form

11/30
Personal Essay 11/30
Two letters of recommendation 11/30
Official high school and/or college transcripts ASAP
List of (5) five accomplishments 10-1 - 11/30
EOP Application 11/30
CSUF Housing - Online Application 11/30
Test scores: SAT, ACT
See www.collegeboard.org for registration & dates
ASAP

CSUF Housing Application www.fullerton.edu/housing/gen.htm

11/30

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

3/1

Deadline for Cal Grant 3/1

 

Application Form

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Sara Gamez, Director
Guardian Scholars Program
Phone: (657) 278-4900
Email: sgamez@fullerton.edu

 

 
800 State College Blvd. C120 Fullerton CA 92834
(657) 278 - 4900 guardianscholars@fullerton.edu
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