First Star ASU Academy

First Star ASU Academy

Empowering students to invest in their future

The First Star – Arizona State University Academy is a free, comprehensive four-year college access program that aims to provide foster youth the academic support, enrichment and resources needed to enroll and succeed in college.

The program engages a cohort of 30 high school students in a variety of learning opportunities including earning college credit for academic course work, independent study and a four-week residential summer experience.

During their time with the academy, students will also be able to participate in cultural and social activities such as field trips, recreational events, service learning and caregiver workshops.

Students will also benefit from education advocacy and individualized support during the academic year through monthly Saturday Academies.

We will start receiving new scholar applications in January 2020.

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Fall 2019 events

Tonto Creek Camp and First Star ASU are inviting youth in care to come to a fun day at ASU Tempe. The event is open to all youth in care in high school that are interested in exploring post-secondary options. We will have fun activities, workshops, free food, resources to pay for services, and you get to make friends. Lunch will be provided!

August 24, 2019
September 21, 2019
October 12, 2019
November 23, 2019

WP Carey School of Business, ASU Tempe

10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Free Admission