To be eligible for the Umoja program a student must:

  • Be interested in learning about the African Diaspora
  • Be enrolled in 6+units at Los Angeles Harbor College

Be a student with demonstrated need because of one of the following:

    1. First generation to attend college
    2. Economically disadvantaged (BOG Fee Waiver Eligible)
    3. Socially disadvantaged (member of a group mentioned in our LAHC Student Equity Plan)

Be motivated to earn one of the following***:

    1. Certificate of Achievement
    2. Associate Degree
    3. Successful Transfer Admission to a University

​​***Please note students who have already earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher in the United States of America are not eligible.​