The Rising Scholars program provides access to higher education to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students. Our program provides a community of support and services to empower students to succeed in their educational goals. Our program provides access to campus and community resources to remove barriers to education.
Apply today and use our simple checklist for new or returning college students to learn how to apply, receive financial aid, and enroll in classes for an upcoming semester!Get started at Mesa College
To see if you are eligible to become a Rising Scholar student please complete the following Interest Form and a member of the Rising Scholar team will reach out to you.Access the Rising Scholar Interest Form
To apply and become a Rising Scholar, you must:
There are many reasons to become a Rising Scholar. Explore the following program benefits: