The Trojan Guardian Scholar (TGS) program helps enable students who attend the University of Southern California to experience the campus to its fullest and to achieve their goals of academic excellence, self-sufficiency, and successful professional careers in their desired fields.
USC administers one of the largest financial aid programs in the United States, with a long tradition of meeting the USC-determined financial need of applicants who meet all eligibility requirements and deadlines. Two-thirds of USC undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, including merit scholarships, need-based grants, Federal Work-Study and loans.
First-year admission to USC is highly competitive, and the admission process takes into consideration a variety of factors.The following link can help answer many of the questions you may have: http://www.usc.edu/admission/undergraduate/firstyear/prospective/applynow.html
The Bruin Guardian Scholars Program is dedicated to providing current and former foster youth with resources to help support students throughout their academic endeavors. BGS has numerous partners and liaisons to help make your time at UCLA as stress-free as possible. We offer resources that span from campus resources, where we can get you in contact with liaisons that can help you with academic, financial, or even mental wellness; to community resources, where we get you in contact with individuals who can help you with transitional housing, and other basic needs.
UCLA Financial Aid and Scholarships is dedicated to helping students pursue their education by awarding scholarships, grants, and other aid to assist with educational costs. We support the University’s enrollment and retention goals by providing counseling services and access to financial resources in order to increase opportunities for students’ success in reaching their higher education goals.
Being accepted to UCLA is more than a badge of honor. It's a responsibility. As a student, you will be charged with impacting the world from the moment you step on campus. You will be given every resource and opportunity that comes with the second-highest ranked public university in the nation.
The Academic Advancement Program (AAP), a multiracial program, represents the best of what United States society aspires to: access, equity, opportunity, and excellence. AAP encourages and promotes academic achievement and excellence by providing students with: peer learning (tutoring); academic programs; academic, personal, and career counseling; graduate and professional school mentoring; scholarships; research opportunities and stipends; opportunities to participate in innovative science programs; and a computer lab.
EOP has been committed to helping disadvantaged students to attend the University. The Cal State L.A. EOP has eleven counselors and over 30 staff members dedicated to provide EOP students the services and the support they need to successfully complete their college education. The collective experiences of our staff and other members of the EOP family are ready to help students meet the challenges of attending a university.
The Center for Student Financial Aid is committed to assisting current and prospective students with financial assistance available from federal, state and institutional sources for their attendance at Cal State L.A.