Upon high school graduation, students have the choice to enroll in college, train for a career and/or become an entrepreneur. UEC supports high school graduates as they progress down one of these pathways with training, scholarships and grants.

UEC works alongside Compton residents, city officials, organizations and businesses to develop interdependent neighborhoods by training and empowering people to transform their communities.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

College Scholarships are available for students who live in Compton, have graduated from a Compton high school or have volunteered in the City of Compton. High school students who have volunteered with UEC have priority throughout the application process.  Candidates are eligible to apply for every year they are enrolled in college.

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP GRANTS

Entrepreneurship Grants are available for students who live in Compton, have graduated from a Compton high school or have volunteered in the City of Compton. High school students who have volunteered with UEC have priority throughout the application process. Applicants are required to attend an informational meeting and subsequent entrepreneurship training about the small business they are interested in starting.

 

 

 

JOB TRAINING

Job Training and employment opportunities are available for students who live in Compton, have graduated from a Compton high school or have volunteered in the City of Compton.  High school students who have volunteered with UEC have priority throughout the application process.  Applicants are required to attend an informational meeting and subsequent job training specific to the applicant’s interests and skills.

“I want to give back to my community. I want to teach younger kids how to read."

~Eugene, Class of 2018, Compton

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