Guardian Scholars Orientation

Ready to join the program?

During orientation students can expect to sign a student agreement and learn what is required to remain a guardian scholar and how to earn a scholarship. All orientations will temporarily be held virtually be scheduling an appointment with Carrie Shevchenko. Orientation will last up to an hour.

Documentation records are maintained at the county you were in foster care. You can call that county's office of child welfare department.

If you were in Foster Care in California you can contact The Ombudsman's Office : Call: 877-846-1602 E-mail: fosteryouthhelp@dss.ca.gov California Ombudsperson for Foster Care . This has been the fastest way students have gotten their documentation.

Please plan ahead as it can sometimes take several weeks for processing your request. If you need assistance, our office can guide you to the starting contact. If you have it you can email it to Carrie Shevchenko cashevch@cabrillo.edu

To be part of the Guardian Scholars program you must be enrolled in 6 or more units for Fall or Spring.

Schedule your ONE on One Orientation TODAY

IF you've completed the above steps you're ready to schedule your orientation with Carrie. Please note you will need WiFi/Data Access and it works best on a computer. Schedule by emailing her directly cashevch@cabrillo.edu