This page provides important information for Upward Scholars students and prospective students.
Upward Scholars Applications for Fall 2018
If you have questions about completing the Upward Scholars application, please contact our coordinator, Tania Ventura, at Tania@UpwardScholars.org or (650) 649-8883.
The deadline for completing the Upward Scholars scholarship application for fall is July 15th.
You must register for fall classes and apply for a Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOG) before completing an Upward Scholars scholarship application for fall
Application to Request an Upward Scholars Tutor
If you’d like to work with an Upward Scholars tutor, complete this application. If you have questions about the tutoring program, contact Upward Scholars Coordinator, Tania Ventura, at (650) 649-8883.
Conversation Club Meets on July 20; Sign Up Today!
This is a great opportunity to chat with native speakers and have a good time too!
When: Friday, July 20th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Where: Sequoia Adult School, 3247 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park.
RSVP: Click here
Upward Scholars Progress Reports for Fall 2018: Due October 19th.
Upward Scholars progress reports for fall 2018 are now available. You have to give your progress report to your teacher on October 15th or earlier and return the progress report to Upward Scholars no later than October 19th. Note that you need a progress report for each class you are taking except PE classes.
ESL Conversation Club at Canada College Spring 2018
Practice speaking English in a fun group. Drop in any time! Clubs are sponsored by Upward Scholars but all ESL students are welcome.
When: Mon 12-1:00 pm. with Jenni, 9-257A
Tue 12-1:00 pm. with Kate, 9-257A
Wed 5:30-6:30 pm. with Meg, 9-257A
Thurs 5:30-6:30 pm. with Gami, 9-254
Where: In the Learning Center, behind the STEM tutoring area.
Where to get help
This chart shows you whom to contact if you have an Upward Scholars scholarship and need help choosing classes, finding a tutor, getting your laptop fixed, etc.
Clipper transit cards, Upward Scholars scholarships, adding or dropping a class, basic computer problems
Help choosing classes, writing resumes, applying for jobs, etc.
Upward Scholars Director
Cañada College: Academic advice, financial aid, class registration for ESL students
Sequoia District Adult School
(650) 306-8866, ext. 77935 firstname.lastname@example.org
Retention Specialist for students in Level 2 and Level 3 ESL classes
Program: (650) 306-3388
Text: (650) 260-5270
San Mateo College: Academic Advice, financial aid, class registration for ESL and HSE studetns
San Mateo College
Skyline College: Academic advice, financial aid, class registration for ESL and HSE students
Sequoia District Adult School office: Academic advice, financial aid, class registration for HSE students
Cañada College: EOPS (a scholarship for students taking 12 or more units)
Low-cost Computer Software for College Students
If you are a community college student, you can purchase software very cheaply from http://store.collegebuys.org/