Apply to Guardian Scholars

For specific information about Guardian Scholars, please contact:

Noemma Cardenas


Download a copy of our brochure [PDF]


  • Highly motivated students planning to apply to SJSU who are in foster care, have recently emancipated from foster care, or are certified homeless by the Financial Aid Office (considered "independent" under financial aid guidelines). 
  • Admitted to the SJSU Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 
  • US Citizen or permanent resident
  • California Resident

Application Procedures

Continuing Students

You will be contacted to make an appointment with the program director.