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Project SCHOLARS is a program that links the resources of Sonoma State University's Schools of Social Sciences and Education with the Bellevue, Roseland, Wright, and Old Adobe School Districts of Sonoma County. Through the project, trained tutors engage over 700 children in more than 60,000 hours of reading tutoring annually.


To advance the reading ability of elementary students who have not mastered reading skills appropriate to their grade level by providing intensive, focused, one-on-one tutoring in reading to children in grades K-6. The project will also provide opportunities for personal and career development for college students while assisting them meet the costs of their education. In the process, Project SCHOLARS will build community by linking higher education to local elementary schools.

Project SCHOLARS Profile

  • Approximately, $452,706 in education awards have been awarded to CSU students through the Project SCHOLARS Program.

  • Over the past 4 years approximately 383 CSU students participated in the Project SCHOLARS Program contributing 172,350 hours of community service.

  • Currently, 75 students are participating in the Project SCHOLARS Program.

For More Information Contact:

Julie McClure
Phone: (707) 664-4232

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Judy Botelho
(562) 951-4749
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Last Updated: May 06, 2016