To be eligible for the Guardian Scholars program, students must be:

  • current or former foster youth, wards of the court or prevoiusly under legal guardianship
  • undergraduate students at Cal State LA


To participate in the program, please indicate your status when completing the CSU Apply form. Program representatives will contact you prior to enrollment.

Note: Applying to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is recommended but not necessary for participation in Cal State LA Guardian Scholars.