About this resource
To be eligible for PDX Bridge, youth must be in good academic standing, within one year of high school graduation or equivalent (can be up to one year before or after completion), and fit the criteria in one of the three categories below:
l Foster care: youth who are currently
or have previously been engaged in the foster system.
l Juvenile justice: youth who are
currently or have previously been engaged in the juvenile justice system, or tribal and restorative justice systems.
l Homeless: youth who are or have
been previously homeless or experienced housing instability (frequent evictions, couch surfing, staying with nonparent relatives)
Youth will be engaged in college courses and should meet a minimum of the following academic standards:
l Within one year of completing a
diploma or GED.
l At least a 9th grade reading level.
l GED, Passing Reading/Language Arts
Score of 145 or higher.