APPLY FOR THE 2014-2015 FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE PROGRAM!!!
First Year Experience (FYE) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. The FYE application may be completed on-line or submitted in person to the FYE office located in the Transfer Center (D29). Space is limited so please apply early!
STEPS TO APPLY TO FYE
Complete the El Camino College Compton Center application: Application for Admission, be sure to select Fall 2014 as the term. Please note applications for Fall 2014 will open on NOV. 1, 2013.
- Participate in orientation to become familiar with the college and its resources. This orientation can be completed online (through MYECC) or in person. Visit the Assessment Center (D26) or the Welcome Center (D27) for orientation dates, times, and to sign-up.
Take the English and Math Assessment Tests: You may take the assessment test at your local high school or the Assessment Center at El Camino College Compton Center (D26). No appointment necessary at the Compton Center. To be eligible for the First Year Experience you must qualify for English 1A, English 84/A or be eligible for English 50RR and 50WW.
You must submit an FYE program application: FYE Program Application Fall 2014 You must attend an Information Session. Please call (310) 900-1600 x2769 or stop by the FYE Office to sign-up. The FYE Office is located in the Transfer Center (D29).
Upcoming Information Sessions
Sessions are held on the following Thursdays from 5:00pm-6:30pm in the Transfer Center (D29)
April 3, 10, 17, & 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
FYE Scholarship for 2014-2015 Academic Year
- Complete the 2014-2015 FYE Program Application as well as the FYE Scholarship Application.
- Type a one page (500 words) personal statement on the following topic:
Address your academic goals and career aspirations. Describe your educational history and achievements, and your involvement in other extracurricular experiences. Be sure to discuss why you believe you should be awarded a scholarship.
- Obtain one letter of recommendation. It might be from a teacher, guidance counselor, community or religious leader, club advisor, or immediate supervisor.
- One copy of recent high school transcripts
ELIGIBILITY â€“ To be eligible, applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
- Must be attending college for the first time in the Fall 2014 semester
- Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units during the academic year at El Camino College Compton Center
- Minimum cumulative High School GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Acceptance into the FYE Program
- Completion of High School or GED (a copy of your HS diploma or GED must be submitted with your application materials)
***The deadline for submission of all scholarship materials is July 31, 2014. Winners will be notified the week of August 15, 2014.
Please call or stop by the FYE office if you have any questions or to follow-up on the status of your application.
Thank you so much for your interest in the First Year Experience Program.
Maria G. Estrada, M.A.FYE Faculty Coordinator/CounselorEl Camino College Compton Center1111 E. Artesia Blvd.Compton, CA 90221Phone: 310.900.1600 ext. 2761