CU-Boulder Guardian Scholars Program

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Launched in 2008, the University of Colorado at Boulder's Guardian Scholars Program exists to enable former foster youth to earn their undergraduate degree at Colorado's flagship university.

Program goals:

  • To provide you with the support towards a quality university experience.
  • To serve as a resource by assisting in your development and equipping you with the educational and interpersonal skills you will need to become self-supporting community leaders, role models, and professionals in your chosen field.
  • To empower you to succeed in your college career and beyond, with a broad range of services and experiences that will support your transition to college.
  • To assist in preparing you to become a knowledgeable and engaged citizen.