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City Scholars

Educate not Incarcerate.

student gradThe City Scholars Program was designed to help justice-impacted students transition to San Diego City College. The program provides access to a range of academic, social, and emotional support to help students facilitate their success in college.


  • Enroll in at least 6 units or more each semester
  • Apply for Financial Aid

As a City Scholars student you will be required to meet the following program requirements:

  1. Complete and submit progress reports each semester
  2. Meet with Mental Health Counselor for check in/ resources within the community and campus once per semester
  3. Enroll in a Personal Growth course within the first year in college
  4. Complete a comprehensive educational plan by the end of your first year
  5. Participate in a Student Engagement Activity each semester


Application Form



For more information on how to become a City Scholar, contact:

Andre Jones
City Scholars Counselor
(619) 388-3675

Nadine Henley, MSW, LCSW
City Scholars Program Specialist and Mental Health Counselor
(619) 388-3055

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