Preparing for college can be difficult, but that doesn't mean it has to be confusing! A good mentor can make all the difference. Check out the local mentorship opportunities below.
At Humboldt Area Foundation we have created a tool to help students prepare for scholarship season. Check out our 2020 student workbook below!
The Humboldt County Office of Education's Financial Aid Hub is where North Coast California students, parents, and educators will find financial aid resources and high schools can view and track their FAFSA, CADAA, and Chafee Grant numbers.
The Northcoast Cal-SOAP Consortium provides academic tutoring and college advisement to low-income and first-generation students who have the potential to succeed in post-secondary education.
GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.
Upward Bound is a Federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. What's the goal? The program is designed to support students prepare for and complete college. Upward Bound works with high school students from low-income families and/or families where neither parent have a bachelor's degree.
Humboldt State's Upward Bound serves six local high schools: Arcata High, Hoopa Valley High, South Fork High, Hayfork High, Southern Trinity High, and Trinity High.
HSU Upward Bound
College of the Redwoods' Upward Bound serves seven local high schools: Del Norte High School, Eureka High School, Fort Bragg High, Fortuna Union High, McKinleyville High, Castle Rock Charter and Sunset High.
CR Upward Bound
Talent Search is a college and career training program which encourages pre-college students to complete high school and post secondary education. Individuals in this program will benefit from professional tutoring, mentoring, career exploration and more.
HSU Talent Search
- Do you need help planning a successful transition into college?
- Are you looking for help with SAT and the Advanced Placement preparation?
- Do you need to take a peek at how much your top college would cost?
Check out College Board! The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.
Dream, Aspire, Plan and Prepare for College!