Live or attend school in Contra Costa, Napa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, or Yolo County.
Be a high school sophomore.
Submit a completed application, along with your transcript and two letters of recommendation by the application deadline.
You can demonstrate:
A record of academic success and a desire for academic and intellectual challenges.
Evidence of leadership, enterprise, and personal initiative.
A commitment to succeed and improve your community.
Personal resiliency, including the capacity to overcome adversity.
Note: Students whose parents did not graduate from college, or have limited English ability or limited financial resources, are especially encouraged to apply.