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The Community Scholars Initiative has resulted in:



First-generation students supported




Distributed in scholarships



Granted to six partner organizations

First-Generation Students

The Community Scholars Initiative helps San Diegans prepare for, pay for and persist through college by providing financial support and critical wraparound services that bolster academic achievement.

Since 2017, the initiative has supported more than 360 low-income, first-generation college students throughout San Diego County, thanks to the college access and success programs of six community-based partners.

The Community Scholars Initiative helps to:

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