NextUp - Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support

Supporting academic success among foster youth at Clovis Community College.

  • Priority Registration
  • Book Vouchers
  • Cash Grant
  • Credit to our Campus Cafe
  • Monthly Gas card/Bus pass
  • Lending Book and Laptop Library
  • Specialized Academic Counseling
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Academic Progress Monitoring
  • Community Resource Linkage

Student Eligibility

The key expansions to NextUp eligibility include students who:

  • Were in foster care, in any state, for at least one day, on or after their 13th birthday.
  • Are enrolled in or planning to enroll in at least nine units or agree to an education plan with the future goal of enrolling in nine units.
  • Are no older than 26 years of age at the commencement of any academic year in which the student first enrolls in the program; students enrolled in the program prior to turning 26 are allowed to continue participating in the program beyond the age of 26.
  • Enroll in the NextUp program prior to age 26, disenroll, and subsequently return after turning 26 may be readmitted to the same or another NextUp program.