What is Umoja Diop Scholars?
The Umoja ("oo-Mo-jah") Diop Scholars program is a community of learners designed to support and increase academic success. This program addresses students’ needs through academic support services and curriculum focused on African American and multicultural literature, history and experiences.
Umoja Diop Scholars is open to all students and is designed to increase the retention and success rate, as well as, the graduation and transfer rates of African ancestry students. The curriculum focuses on improving reading, writing, self-discipline and critical thinking skills.
Scholars are enrolled in courses that are "linked". These courses are taught by supportive instructors and counselors who work closely with each other and students to help Scholars develop the confidence and tools needed to succeed.
Benefits of being a Scholar:
Umoja Diop Scholars will:
A culturally enriching college experience • Umoja Diop Scholars is open to all eligible students
The Umoja Diop Scholars program is a consortium member of the Umoja Community of California Community Colleges.