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Perspective Next Up Scholars

Prospective Students

For current and prospective Merritt College Students who are interested in joining NextUp, here are a few important details for each program:

NextUp Student Eligibility Requirements

NextUp Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Need to be an active participant in Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS)
  • Be a California resident or eligible for a non-resident tuition waiver
  • Qualify to receive the California College Promise Grant
  • Have dependency/wardship established or continued by the court on or after the student’s 16th birthday
  • Be younger than 26 years of age at the beginning of the academic year
  • Enrolled in at least 9 units (or less with DSPS verification)
  • Provide a verification letter