Guardian Scholars

The Cypress College Guardian Scholars Program is available for all current and former foster youth attending the college to ensure their academic, career, and personal success.

Program Benefits Include:
Personal and Academic Counseling
Personalized Student Educational Plan
Case management
Access to on and off campus resources
New Student Orientation v Access to financial aid, grants, and scholarships
Book Service Awards
Life skill workshops for academic and personal success

How do I qualify for Guardian Scholars?
  • Be a current or former foster youth
  • Submit a complete application package and include:
    • Cypress Guardian Scholar application
    • Copy of Ward of the Court documentation or a Cypress College Dependency Override form
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Application

Cypress Quote

There is always someone available in financial aid to answer any questions that I may have pertaining to student loans.
-Anna Scott

Contact Information

Phone:(714) 484-7238 (Ashley Berry)

Fax: (714) 952-2753


Location: Cypress College Complex, Room 201


Monday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00 – 7:00pm
Thursday: 8:00 – 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Summer Office Hours:

Mon - Thur: 8a.m. - 6p.m.