Addressing Learning Loss in Disadvantaged Kids

4/8/22 Students with disabilities, those learning English and students who live in rural communities learn at the same rate during the academic year – and often faster – than their …

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

Saint Thomas provides an English Language Class free to anyone who wants to learn. For more information
Classes are Fridays at 10am with instructor Mabel Cheng in the Disciples …

Training for Mental Resilience and Well-Being for Nurses

Osmosis and #FirstRespondersFirst have collaboratively developed an interactive e-learning course on mental health training for first responders. Self paced and open ended, based on materials and subject matter experts provided …

Foothill College

First-time, full-time students (12 units or more**) are eligible to have the cost of tuition and fees fully paid for their first two years at Foothill College, except for summer …

Deanza College

An undocumented student who has attended a California high school? You may qualify for exemption from out-of-state tuition rates under the California law known as AB 540.
Remember to …

My Undocumented Life

Our mission is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented …

Scholarships for immigrants and refugees

In the USA, there are many scholarships especially for refugees and immigrants. On this USAHello page, you will find scholarships by state, by nationality, and by learning topic. You can …

How to Spot Student Loan Scams

6/17/20 Knowing the warning signs of a potentially harmful company can save consumers hundreds of dollars in unnecessary fees. Don’t be misled by an official-sounding name like “Student Advisory Board.” …

Union Plus Free College Benefit

Earn an Associate Degree ” completely online, for FREE! Even if you don’t qualify for student financial aid, the Union Plus Free College Benefit will be applied to your balance …

RAFT (Resource Area for Teachers)

Ideal for Home Schooling. RAFT’s new STEAM Learning Activity Sheets are free online tools that guide parents, guardians, and students through hands-on learning activities taking advantage of common household items …

Student Loan Forbearance Extended thru 8/21/22

4/5/22 To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, federal student loan borrowers can be placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows students to temporarily stop …

Apply Online for a California College Promise Grant

For eligible California residents, the California College Promise Grant (formerly known as the BOG Fee Waiver) permits enrollment fees to be waived. (Assistance for the purchase of books and supplies …

Mindfulness May Reduce Stress for Students of Color

10/24/19 We’ve long known that racism and discrimination negatively impact the mental health and well-being of ethnic minorities. A new study shows that a combination of compassion-focused meditation and psychoeducation …

LIST OF GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS with No Document Requirements

2021 Immigrant Rising’s List of Graduate Scholarships contains scholarships for graduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. This up-to-date list, organized by deadline date, contains …

Protecting Student Data in CA

8/2020 Update. This guide from Immigrants Rising, highlights important federal and state protections over student data, including the recent model policies that were released by the California Attorney General, and …

Self Care for Educators

Highlights tips for educators on self-care. This tip sheet is a part of the Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators and includes information on working with traumatized children, and tips for …

Active Minds – Student Mental Health Resources

The nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students
We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, …

Goodarzi Scholarship Grant

Financial assistance designed to assist college students in California. This grant is awarded to female students of Iranian descent who”within the last seven years”have migrated to the US. The maximum …

Study Guides and Strategies

The Study Guides and Strategies Website is intended for students, ages middle school through returning adult, as well as their parents, teachers and support professionals. Its resources are intended to …

College Scholarship Search Engine

Links to thousands of scholarships, grants and loans that can be filtered by: Gender, School level, Ethnicity, Award Amount, State or Deadline Key Words: Financial Aid, Education

TEACH Grants

A TEACH Grant can help you pay for college if you plan to become a teacher in a high-need field in a low-income area. You’ll be required to teach for …

Santa Clara City Library

On line ESL resources , books and multi-language periodicals available.
3 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents (any immigration status). Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, …

Rights to Assistive Technology in Higher Education

6/15 Colleges have legal obligations to provide equal opportunities to students and applicants with disabilities. These obligations apply to all college programs, services and activities, including: admissions, academics, research, occupational …

Vision Literacy

A virtual English learning community is a continuation of our traditional English classrooms, embracing technology we have developed our community offerings to include distant learning services. Reducing the impact to …

Open Doors: Adult Education

A partnership of adult schools and community colleges in Santa Clara County helping students no matter where they are in their educational journey.
Open Doors caring and supportive staff …

Student Loan Scams

Some companies claim they can help you pay your loans down quicker, cheaper or get them forgiven altogether. Be cautious – some of these companies are running scams.
You …

Workforce Institute (WI)

Through the Workforce Institute (WI), the San José Evergreen Community College District has been inspiring Silicon Valley’s workforce for over 30 years. A primary learning and development resource for individuals, …

Scholarship Opportunities for Minority Students

An excellent site from Collegestats.org, with information to encourage and assist minority students to seek and apply for scholarships. It has many useful links (such as a list of scholarships …

MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide – 2021-2022

The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration …

MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program

MALDEF has always sought to support law students who seek to further MALDEF’s mission of advancing the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States through the legal …

Big Future Scholarship Search

College Board’s Free Scholarship Search. Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion. Scholarship information is based on the College Board’s Annual …

CA Community Colleges. CCCApply..org

CCCApply.org is your online gateway to the California Community Colleges. Each year at our 113 colleges, 2.1 million students from all over the world build their career skills, prepare for …

Mountain View Working Scholars

3/28/17 Mountain View Working Scholars is providing anyone who lives or works in Mountain View a special opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree for no cost and in a flexible …

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

SVCF administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school seniors, college and graduate school students, vocational and re-entry students. Annually, we award close to 700 scholarships totaling more than …

Opportunity Youth Academy (OYA)

The Opportunity Youth Academy offers Santa Clara County students a blended program of teacher-directed instruction and online credit accrual and recovery options. The individualized support of teachers, counselors, navigators, liaisons …

Coursera for Refugees

Coursera is an international on-line learning platform that offers free on-line classes from 140+ top universities and educational organizations. Non-profit organizations that work with refugees can apply to receive group …

Career Online High School (COHS) – SJPL

The San Jose Public Library (SJPL) is offering a limited number of free scholarships to qualified adult learners (of any immigration status) who speak English, live in San Jose, and …

College Guide for Students With Learning Disabilities

2022Although the Americans with Disabilities Act requires every university and college to have a disability office. This page on BestColleges.com describes some of the most common accommodations that might be …

Financial Aid for Minority Students

A collection of grants and scholarships for minority students including: Women, Latinos / Hispanics, Asian Americans / Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, African Americans and International Students. Key Words: Education, scholarships,

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

BestColleges.com has identified some of the unique challenges faced by Latinos who are increasingly heading for higher education. Information on scholarships and how to fill in application forms for aid. …

PD Soros Fellowships for New Americans

To apply for the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans programs, you must be a New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and …

US Department of Education Recursos in Espanol

El Departamento de Educacion tiene como mision promover el alto rendimiento academico y la preparacion de los estudiantes para la competitividad global al fomentar la excelencia en la educacion y …

Santa Clara Adult Education (SCAE)

COVID-19 Update: 4/1/20 All classes now on-line,
Along with four other adult schools and four community colleges, our region is focusing on pathways to college and career opportunities that …

Milpitas Adult School

Classes include ESL, Vocational Training, High School Equivalency, and other enrichment classes. Member of the SBCAE (South Bay Consortium of Adult Education). Multi-language: Spanish, Vietnamese Key Words: Immigrant Integration, Vocational …

FUHSD (Sunnyvale-Cupertino Adult Education)

In addition to ESL classes, FUHSD supports students in acquiring college readiness or preparing for vocational training. Our Transition Team is available to work on college and career goals. Key …

West Valley Community College (WVC)

Academic and Career Programs at WVC provide opportunities to advance educational goals, including: transfer to university and state institutions or to provide a wide range of career opportunities. WVC has …

Mission College

Located in the City of Santa Clara, Mission College offers a pathway to several futures, including transfer to a 4 year institution, a career of your choice, increasing skills for …

Gavilan College

Gavilan College offers day, evening, weekend and online programs of liberal arts and sciences, and study in the pre-professional, business, vocational, and technical fields.
Free Non-credit courses include ESL, …

Mt. View – Los Altos Adult Education (MVLA)

In person classes have resumed and all COVID safety guidelines are being followed. The Adult School is committed to serving adult learners who will gain the knowledge, skills, and proficiency …

Campbell Adult & Community Education (CACE)

We now offer classes online, in person and in hybrid format. Our teachers have made great strides in utilizing online tools and various instructional software to provide instruction. We will …

East Side Union HS District Adult Education (ESUHD)

Programs include Career Technical Education, ESL/Citizenship, High School Equivalency, and Adult Literacy. Member of the SBCAE (South Bay Consortium of Adult Education). Multi-language: Spanish, Vietnamese Key Words: Vocational Training, GED, …

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

HSF has distributed over $470 million in scholarships, granting 5,100 awards each year. The scholarship application period begins on January 1 every year. The awards, which range from $1,000 to …

College Guide for Undocumented Students

A well-researched, extensive resource on the options and restrictions undocumented students face. The goal of the guide is to educate those with an undocumented status; it’s also intended to inform …

Morgan Hill Community Adult Education

MHCAS IS OPEN FOR BOTH ON SITE AND ONLINE CLASSES
In addition to ESL classes, adult students who want to improve their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics may …

National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

NAME is a non-profit organization that advances and advocates for equity and social justice through multicultural education. NAME’s membership encompasses the spectrum of professional educators and specialists. Persons affiliated with …

Mountain View Library

The Digital Library is available 24/7.
Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents, Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Club, Citizenship Resources, Literacy, Immigration Legal Asst.

Palo Alto Library

3 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents, Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, Literacy, Immigration Legal Asst.

Los Gatos Library

Online services such as e-books through Cloud Library and e-magazines through Flipster are available. If you need a Library account to access these services, please email us at library@losgatosca.gov and …

Sunnyvale Library

Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks, streaming movies, music, and more – the Library’s digital collections are available 24/7 from our Downloads and Streaming and Online Databases webpages.
Ask us – …

Santa Clara County Libraries (SCCL)

11/1/21 All of our libraries are open and we are once again expanding hours at most locations starting Monday, November 1 to browse the full collection, use public computers and …