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To be eligible, you:

  • Must be a Channel Islands or Hueneme high school student enrolled in grades 9-12 (or if currently in 8th grade, if you will be enrolled at either high school the following academic year, you are eligible as well)
  • Must be a US Citizen, permanent resident, or can provide evidence from the Immigration and Naturalization Service of intent to become a permanent resident

Additional Qualifications

You must also meet at least one of the following- you do NOT need to meet all of the below:

  • Be a first-generation college student; meaning that neither parent has received a four-year (bachelor's) degree



  • Are academically struggling as evidenced by GPA and/or state test scores

If you have questions about any of the requirements, please contact us! Many students read our qualifications and think they may not qualify, and oftentimes, they do! So please call us with any questions!

Contact Luis Garcia at: 805-678-5311 or