Through advocacy, support, and empowerment, the SF State Guardian Scholars Program creates a vibrant community to engage current and former foster youth to attain college degrees, stable housing and career path employment. EOP students can apply for this collaborative program that works with the School of Social Work to provide clinical case management services.

Fostering Success Celebration

The 2017 Fostering Success Celebration to benefit GSP students will be held on Thursday, April 27 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins. Please visit develop.sfsu.edu/gsp17 for information or to buy tickets.


Quick Facts

  • The Guardian Scholars Program is helping more former/current foster youth stay in college and graduate.
  • Guardian Scholars reach their potential in multidisciplinary academic disciplines and actively participate in community service!
  • All Guardian Scholars are offered housing priority on campus.
  • The Guardian Scholars Program is a self-supporting program at SF State that has formed a supportive and cohesive community.


GSP Values

  • Value yourself
  • Value your community
  • Value responsibility
  • Value your right to succeed
  • Value your future
  • Value your strengths


For general questions, feel free to email GSP at gsp@sfsu.edu or call at 415.405.0546

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