The Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy (BGSA) is a partnership with First Star and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The mission of BGSA is to provide foster youth with necessary educational and psycho-social support to help them graduate high school and enroll in post-secondary education. 


Program Opportunities & Resources 

A comprehensive 4-week residential summer immersion experience

Online high school courses

Academic skill development, advocacy training, and comprehensive life skills instruction

Individual academic case management and education evalutation

A supportive network or mentors, staff, volunteers, and foster youth BGSA alumni 

Access to interdisciplinary UCLA campus programs and resources 

 

CONTACT 

Office Phone: (310) 825-5415

Program Email: fsbgsa@saonet.ucla.edu

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