Guardian Scholars - Foster Youth

Guardian Scholars Foster Youth Program

The Guardian Scholars Program aims to connect current and former foster youth with a support system to help develop the tools needed to succeed in, through, and beyond college.  AVC Guardian Scholars works to:

  • Encourage students to participate in interesting and/or beneficial activities, events, or programs

  • Support students concerning  academic, personal, mental, and/or emotional well-being

  • Provide enriching activities and create a scholarly community that supports success




Current Students-

Apply and Opt-In to the Guardian Scholars Program HERE!

Attend Orientation

New Students-

Complete the AVC Admissions Application Process at

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2023


            Make sure you have applied for Financial Aid and the Chaffee Grant

Financial Aid Zoom Counter for assistance- (Guardian Scholar Financial Aid Representative Kendra Doss) Meeting ID: 929 7584 4980

Mon-Thurs 8am – 5pm & Fri 7:30 am – 11:30 am


Apply and OPT-IN to the Guardian Scholars Program HERE!

Attend Guardian Scholar Orientation.


Additional Questions: Ty Steans (Guardian Scholars Program Specialist)

Mon-Thur 7:30am-6:00pm

Email: or

(Opt-In: the fact that you do not have, receive, or join in something unless you choose to, or something that you do not have or receive unless you choose it)


Last updated: May 17, 2023