The mission of the Unconquered Scholars Program is to provide qualified Florida State University students guidance, continual mentor-ship, advocacy, security, and a voice to further ensure their personal academic success and long-term independence.
The Unconquered Scholars Program provides an array of support services promoting overall success to youth who experienced foster care, homelessness, relative care, or ward of the State status. Many Scholars have faced profound hardships during childhood that may increase their risk of leaving academia without a degree. In fact, research indicates former foster youth are far less likely to earn a degree than their non-foster care peers. Florida State University is committed to meeting the unique needs of Unconquered students so they experience the long-term professional and personal benefits associated with educational attainment.
Through collaboration with campus partners, the Unconquered Scholars Program offers the following services:
For more information on the Unconquered Scholars Program, contact
Lisa Jackson, Program Coordinator
Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement
Florida State University
109 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2139
Phone: (850) 644-0120
Fax: (850) 644-3151
Information on how to apply and become an Unconquered Scholars Program participant.
With your help, CARE and the Unconquered Scholars Program continue providing a high level of support to continue encouraging these students so they reach their dream of obtaining a college education. Find out how you can support the Unconquered Scholars Program at FSU.