About this resource

The Renaissance Scholars Program exists to support the growth and development of former foster youth. Ultimately, it's aiming to improve the graduation rates of former foster youth attending college by providing support services with the help of other university departments and a variety of community organizations.

CAL Poly Pomona
Website: http://www.cpp.edu/~ssep/renaissance-scholars/index.shtml
Phone: 909-869-3169
Email: mdbostic@cpp.edu

California State University, East Bay
Website: http://www.csueastbay.edu/renaissance/
Phone: (510) 885-3747
Email: Lael.Adediji@csueastbay.edu

California State University, Fresno
Website: http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/rsp/index.html
Phone: (559) 278-5055
Email: kizzyl@csufresno.edu

University of San Diego
Website: http://www.sandiego.edu/trs/
Phone: (619) 260-4588
Email: cynthiaavery@sandiego.edu

University of California, Santa Cruz
Website: http://smithsociety.ucsc.edu/index.html
Phone: (831) 459-4968
Email: sal@ucsc.edu

Eligibility

- Qualify as an "independent" student under federal financial aid guidelines
- Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Be a California resident and former foster youth/ward of the court.