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.

2021 Outstanding Guardian Scholars Graduate

Program Benefits Include:

  • Personal and Academic Counseling
  • Personalized Student Educational Plan
  • Case management
  • Access to on and off campus resources
  • New Student Orientation
  • 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

If you would like to know more about the Guardian Scholars Program, please contact Ashley Berry, EOPS Student Services Specialist, at (714) 484-7238 or