NextUp (Foster Youth Program)


What is NextUp

Miramar College’s NextUp program provides wrap-around services to current and former foster youth students to promote their educational/career goals and holistic well-being.  

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NextUp Support Services:


Semester grants (extra $$) Transportation Assistance 
  • Gas Cards 
  • Bus Passes
Work-study ($$ to work on campus) Food Assistance 
  • Monthly Grocery Cards
  • Meal Cards
Book Account and School Supply Account ($$ for books/supplies) Emergency grants (one-time funding)
Invitation to Events/Workshops/Activities Assistance with Financial Aid Applications & Scholarships!
Access to our Personal Counselor  Personal Tutoring

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For more information contact: Vanessa Montano at or contact EOPS at 619-388-7869 


For additional information regarding our program, please contact us using the following information