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Minimum Eligibility Criteria to Apply to be an Allied Health Academy Participant:



1 Individuals with temporary or student visas (e.g., F-1, J-1) or AB-540 undocumented students may participate in the Academy as guests, but will NOT be eligible to receive financial support. DACA students with Social Security Numbers may be eligible to recieve financial support.
2 Proof of income must be provided through a Student Aid Report (SAR) form for the current academic year. (FAFSA.ed.gov: What is the Student Aid Report?) Individuals meet the criteria for low-income background if their 2016 annual family income does not exceed the following guidelines.

2016 Poverty Guidelines (200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines)
Persons in family/household Family Income
1 $23,760
2 $32,040
3 $40,320
4 $48,600
5 $56,880
6 $65,160
7 $73,460
8 $81,780
For each additional person, add $8,320

SOURCE: Federal Register, Vol. 81, No. 15, January 25, 2016, pp. 4036 - 4037
3 First-generation college student is defined as a student whose parents did not graduate with a bachelor's degree or higher from the United States before the student started middle school.
4 The following ethnic and racial groups are considered underrepresented in graduate education: Black (non-Hispanic), Hispanic, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Southeast Asian, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

We welcome all students who meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

Still have questions? Email Erin Manalo, Program Manager at emanalo@fullerton.edu to discuss your situation.

Student Commitment

Allied Health Academy students agree to participate in 120 hours of activities during the academic year. See below for the details on the hours requirements.

High School Students:

Magnolia High School Western High School

Additional opportunities:

Cypress College Students:

Cypress College Student Commitment

CSUF Undergraduates:

Allied Health Academy Student Commitment 2017-2018


There are 3 steps to the application process to be an Allied Health Academy member:

  1. Join the interest list. Either fill out the form below or sign up at an outreach presentation. Then, we will send you an email requesting required documents (e.g., consent form, student aid report).
  2. Submit the required documentation. Then, we will review your eligibility and then send you the link to the appropriate application.
  3. Complete the online application. Then, we will review your application and notify you if you are selected.
Supplemental applications are needed for internships and summer bridge programs.

Please complete the form below to be added to our interest list.

Join our Interest List:


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