Scholarship Opportunity for AB540 Students

Jun 29, 2023

City Councilmember partners with Consulate of Mexico and Calviva Health to announce scholarship opportunity for AB540 students

Fresno, CA. - Councilmember Miguel Arias and the State Community College Center Foundation are excited to announce donations from the Consulate of Mexico and CalViva Health for Fresno AB540 students. The AB540 scholarshipfund was initiated by the Consulate of Mexico and served as a motivation to seek matching dollars from Councilmember Miguel Arias and CalViva Health.

Signed into law in October 2001, California Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540)mandates that students who meet specific requirements shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at all public colleges and universities. Thereafter it was adopted by all three public higher education systems in California, which includethe California Community Colleges (CCC), the California State University (CSU), and the University of California (UC) systems.

When: Friday, June 30th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Dream Center at Fresno City College - Old Administration Building RM 137, 1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, CA 93741.

Who: Councilmember Miguel Arias, FCC President Dr. Robert Pimentel, Mexican Consul Adriana Gonzalez Carrillo, CalViva Community Relations Director Courtney Shapiro, and SCCC Foundation Executive Director Rico Guerrero.

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