Coastline Community College offers to cover tuition, books, fees for first year

The offer is limited to high school graduates from the Newport-Mesa, Huntington Beach and Garden Grove districts on a first-come basis, with a $300,000 commitment for each of the next three years by the Coastline Community College Foundation, a nonprofit that supports the college. For the average student, the offer translates to $1,500 in tuition and fees, and up to $1,000 more to cover textbooks during the first year, Coastline officials said., along with additional counseling and support. The aid, under the Coastline College Promise, is available to those from all economic backgrounds… in return for the financial help, students must perform a minimum of 20 hours of community service.

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by Roxana Kopetman, The Press-Enterprise.

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