The Pasadena City College EOP&S program received funding to provide additional counseling and financial assistance to current and former foster youth. Students eligible to receive these additional services will benefit from extra “over and above” services exclusive only to EOP&S NextUp students


Our Services


  • EOP&S NextUp Counselor
  • Financial Assistance
    • Additional funds for books, school supplies, meals, transportation, housing
    • Need based grant
  • Tutoring Services
  • Specialized Workshops
  • College Tours and Student Conferences

Eligibility Requirements


To be an eligible NextUp student and be in the STARS program you must:

  1. Apply and be admitted to the EOP&S program
  2. Be enrolled in at least 9 units
  3. Have dependency established or continued by the court on or after your 16th birthday
  4. No older than 25 years of age at the beginning of the academic year

Apply Now


We are now accepting applications for eligible current and former foster youth! If you meet the above eligibility requirements, please come to the EOP&S Office in L-107 for additional assistance.