Independent Scholars

If you identify as a foster youth (current or former) and previously received support through foster care, Chaffey College provides unique educational support through Independent Scholars (financial support) and EOPS/NEXT UP (counseling and financial support).

In order to connect you with helpful resources please complete the UNIFIED FOSTER YOUTH SERVICES REFERRAL/APPLICATION

  • Independent Scholars may assist with providing the following:
  • Priority Registration
  • Financial Support

 

EOPS/NEXT UP may assist with providing the following

  • Educational Counseling support
  • Financial Support
  • Priority Registration

 

For Counseling Support, please complete theUNIFIED FOSTER YOUTH SERVICES REFERRAL/APPLICATION or schedule an appointment via Cranium Café with NEXT UP/EOPS Counseling Faculty Michelle Ramirez 

For general EOPS/NEXT UP (foster youth eligibility) questions or assistance with scheduling a counseling appointment, please contact EOPS Program Assistant Bryan Franco at bryan.franco@chaffey.edu

To apply for the Independent Scholars Campus Store grant please email ischolar@chaffey.edu or contact IS Program Assistant Abel Berdusco at abel.berdusco@chaffey.edu