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Join us!

We are now accepting applications for the 2020/2021 academic year! Current or incoming Yuba College students are encouraged to submit applications online with the link below or by email to Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Online application link: MESA Application 2020/2021

MESA Requirements:

  • Complete a MESA application
  • Current or incoming Yuba College student
  • Intend to transfer to 4-year college/university
  • Intend to major in a math-based field, such as Agriculture, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Life Science, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, Pre-Medicine or Pre-Pharmacy
  • Provide or prepare an updated educational plan each semester
  • Agree to participate in a minimum of one MESA activity/event each semester

In addition to the above requirements, MESA students must meet one or more of the following:

  • Eligibility for EOPS
  • Eligibility for the Board of Governors Waiver (BOGW)
  • Parent/Guardian/Student currently receiving TANF (formerly AFDC)
  • CalWORKS participants with goal of transfer to 4-year institution
  • Need-based financial aid recipient
  • Eligibility for one of the TRIO Programs (Talent Search, Upward Bound, Student Support Services)