Excelling & Living Independently Through Education

Cal Poly Humboldt’s ELITE Scholars Program is committed to supporting current and former foster youth and independent students with special circumstances to succeed in realizing the goal of attaining a quality college education. We also recognize that ELITE eligible students may face unique challenges and obstacles in pursuit of their educational goals. We are committed to providing staff that understand and who are professionally trained to assist.

Our Purpose

We are dedicated to providing former foster youth a seamless transition into college by offering dynamic peer and professional mentoring and an all-encompassing network of support.

Our Vision

Every eligible student will feel welcomed, comfortable, safe and supported on our campus.