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Cal-SOAP is a pre-college program that helps low-income and first-generation students go to college. We assist students, kindergarten through college, navigate every aspect of their educational journey, offering academic advising, financial aid awareness, tutoring, college tours, and more.

Empower | Educate | Advocate

College Awareness & Planning Services

·  Academic 1-on-1 Advising 

·  Cash for College Workshops: FAFSA and CADAA submissions 

·  Student College Tours 

·  Financial Aid & Scholarship Information Dissemination

·  Community Workshops: College Fairs and Orientation

·  I’m Going to College (5th grade)

·  College: Making it Happen (8th grade)

·  Student & Parent Workshops

Academic Services

·  After-School Tutoring

·  In-Class Tutoring

·  Summer Bridge

·  SAT/ACT Prep

·  Transcript Review

Cal-SOAP Scholarship Program

·  Cal-SOAP students only

·  Based on Financial Need & Strength of Application

·  Awarded each spring, disbursed in the fall

·  AlumNight, Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

South County Cal-SOAP understands the jump from high school to college is a tough transition for any student; for low-income and first-generation students, it can be nearly impossible. Financial stability is a constant battle, but with the help of generous donors (like you!), the support doesn’t stop when students need it the most. The Cal-SOAP Scholarship Fund has granted over $1.4 million worth of scholarships to both new and continuing college students.