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Californians for All - College Corps

Stanislaus State is excited to have been selected as a participating campus in the Californians for All College Corps! College Corps provides 100 Stanislaus State students (and 6,000 statewide) opportunities to support and learn from organizations and programs on and off-campus in three priority areas: K-12 Education, Climate Action, Food Insecurity, and Health and Housing Disparities.


Applications are now closed for Cohort 3 (the 2024-25 academic year).

If you're interested in joining the program for Cohort 4 (the 2025-26 academic year), please submit the interest form below!

Interest Form

 

Program Goals

This initiative has three core goals:

Goal 1: Engage college students in meaningful service opportunities that build leadership skills and civic responsibility.

Goal 2: Help students from diverse backgrounds graduate college on time and with less debt.

Goal 3: Support the work of community-based organizations focused on key local priorities.

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Stanislaus State College Corps Fellows posing around a banner at the UC Merced Mid-Year Leadership Conference. 

Program information

  • Passion for working in partnership with communities to make positive change;
  • Flexibility to work in different areas and adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to try new things;
  • Interest in connecting with and learning from other students and partners across the state;
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for the Fellowship on campus and beyond.

Fellows will work with K-12 schools, food banks/pantries, or climate action organizations to build healthier and more equitable communities across California. Projects range from working in a community garden to mentoring high school students.

  • A living allowance paid (insert bi-weekly or monthly) throughout the service term, plus an Education Award paid upon completion of 450 service hours. Total financial benefit up to $10,000.
  • Academic credit (1-unit seminar - MDIS 3010: Seminar in Community Learning)
  • Real-world job experience and skills to add to your resume
  • Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities
  • Connections with Fellows across the state via a virtual community platform and in-person regional events
  • A sense of pride and accomplishment in working toward a common purpose alongside young leaders from across the state

College Corps at Stanislaus offers service positions with local nonprofits and municipal agencies within our campus service region. We have host sites in both Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.

Eligibility

In order to participate, students must meet all of the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (i.e., GED) by the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Enrolled full-time (12 units) undergraduate student attending Stanislaus State.
  • Currently, be in good academic standing and remain so throughout the academic year.
  • Commit to actively participate in the program and to maintain full-time enrollment status for the entire academic year (August 2023-May 2024)
  • Not planning to participate in a semester off-campus (Study Abroad) during the upcoming academic year.
     

In order to participate, students must meet at least one (1) of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Qualifies for a Federal Pell Grant.
  • Qualifies for a State Cal Grant or Middle-Class Scholarship.
  • Needs to work at least part-time and/or borrow student loans to meet their educational costs.
  • Is AB-540 Eligible.
    • Must have a completed & submitted California Dream Act Application (CADAA) for the 2023-2024 academic year.
    • Must be an active recipient of a Cal Grant B Award for the 2023-2024 academic year OR be an active recipient of a Cal Grant A Award who is also Cal Grant B eligible.
    • NOTE: A limited number of spots will be reserved for students not qualifying for Cal Grant B or A eligibility.
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A collage of Fellows participating in various College Corps events on campus.

Campus Involvement

We want to make sure our Fellows are engaged in campus life, so we've partnered with various departments within Stanislaus State University to provide additional training opportunities through events and workshops! Here are some of the departments that we encourage Fellows to participate in:

Once a Fellow, Always a Fellow!

Updated: July 10, 2024