Renaissance Scholars (RS)
Every dollar helps make a difference... Thank you for supporting scholarships for our foster youth!

 

Launched in 2002, Cal Poly Pomona's Renaissance Scholars is a comprehensive support service program located in the Division of Student Affairs that empowers current and former foster youth through higher education. This innovative program draws on Cal Poly Pomona's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and the Casey Family Programs' It's My Life Framework for Transitioning Foster Youth to provide critical services to support the scholars personal and academic success.

 

The program supports the holistic (academic, personal & professional) success of foster youth students. The program provides academic advising, priority registration, access to year-round housing, financial assistance (scholarships and emergency funding), peer mentoring, academic tutoring, class level success seminars, life skills workshops, educational enrichment events and community building activities.  

 

“The guidance provided by Renaissance Scholars is essential to the survival of emancipated foster youth attending college. I believe that a program like this is important because it gives us the support and extra encouragement that we sometimes lack.”

- 3rd Year Renaissance Scholar

 

Renaissance Scholars - Changes lives!


 

Renaissance Scholars has grown from serving 10 students to serving approximately 50 students annually. 

 

The program has graduated 95 scholars who have redefined who they are, broken the cycle of abuse or poverty, and have transformed their future. Of those, 35 alumni have gone on to pursue post-baccalaureate degrees in teaching, social work, public administration, business, law, and four who have pursued a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy, Dentistry, Law (JD) and Educational Leadership.

                     

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Last Chance Match
The next $2,500 to any designation is being matched dollar for dollar starting at 4pm and ending at 9pm or when the matching funds have been depleted.
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Early Bird Match
The first $2,500 given to ANY designation will be matched dollar for dollar!
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Early Bird Match #2
Starting at 9AM on April 23, the first $2,500 given to ANY designation will be matched dollar for dollar!
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Renaissance Scholars Match
The first $1,500 given to the Renaissance Scholars program will be matched dollar for dollar by Kent and Ginny Valley.
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Lunchtime Power Hour Challenge
The campaign with the most donors between 11am and 1pm today will win $1000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Liquid Rocket Lab 18
2 Broncos Care Basic Needs Program 9
3 Huntley College of Agriculture 8
4 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 7
5 University Library 6
6 Maximizing Engineering Potential (MEP) 5
7 Renaissance Scholars (RS) 5
8 College of Business Administration 4
9 College of Education & Integrative Studies 4
10 Collins College of Hospitality Management 3
11 College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences 3
12 College of Science 3
13 General Funds 2
14 WK Kellogg Arabian Horse Center 2
15 College of Environmental Design 2
16 Veterans Resource Center 2
17 Disability Resource Center 2
18 American Society of Civil Engineers 1
19 Women in Engineering 1
20 Clothes Closet 1
21 Children's Center 1
22 Bronco Dreamers Resource Center 1
23 Alumni Association Student Scholarships 1
24 College of Engineering 0
25 Bronco Athletics 0
26 2020 Senior Class Gift 0
27 Cultural Centers 0
28 Learn Through Discovery 0
29 Pace Setters Scholarship 0
30 Rose Float 0
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Leaderboard
The Night Owl Challenge
The campaign with the most donors between 8pm on Wednesday and 8am on Thursday will win $1000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Maximizing Engineering Potential (MEP) 28
2 Renaissance Scholars (RS) 15
3 Broncos Care Basic Needs Program 10
4 College of Engineering 6
5 College of Environmental Design 5
6 College of Business Administration 5
7 Collins College of Hospitality Management 4
8 Bronco Dreamers Resource Center 4
9 College of Science 3
10 Huntley College of Agriculture 3
11 Veterans Resource Center 2
12 Alumni Association Student Scholarships 2
13 College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences 2
14 College of Education & Integrative Studies 1
15 Bronco Athletics 1
16 Women in Engineering 1
17 General Funds 1
18 University Library 1
19 Rose Float 1
20 Clothes Closet 1
21 Disability Resource Center 1
22 Liquid Rocket Lab 1
23 Pace Setters Scholarship 0
24 Learn Through Discovery 0
25 2020 Senior Class Gift 0
26 American Society of Civil Engineers 0
27 Children's Center 0
28 Cultural Centers 0
29 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 0
30 WK Kellogg Arabian Horse Center 0
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Leaderboard
Lunchtime Power Hour Challenge #2
The campaign with the most donors between 11am and 1pm today will win $1000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Broncos Care Basic Needs Program 16
2 Renaissance Scholars (RS) 5
3 College of Engineering 4
4 Huntley College of Agriculture 4
5 College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences 4
6 WK Kellogg Arabian Horse Center 4
7 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 3
8 Women in Engineering 3
9 College of Business Administration 3
10 College of Science 3
11 Veterans Resource Center 2
12 College of Education & Integrative Studies 2
13 Disability Resource Center 2
14 Maximizing Engineering Potential (MEP) 2
15 Bronco Athletics 1
16 University Library 1
17 Bronco Dreamers Resource Center 1
18 American Society of Civil Engineers 1
19 Collins College of Hospitality Management 1
20 2020 Senior Class Gift 0
21 Clothes Closet 0
22 General Funds 0
23 College of Environmental Design 0
24 Alumni Association Student Scholarships 0
25 Children's Center 0
26 Cultural Centers 0
27 Learn Through Discovery 0
28 Liquid Rocket Lab 0
29 Pace Setters Scholarship 0
30 Rose Float 0
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