Umoja Diop Scholars

Where to Find Us

Phone: (916) 691-7368

Umoja Diop Scholars

Six Diop scholars in cap and gown, smiling.What is Umoja Diop Scholars?

The Umoja 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.

Criteria for participation

  • Be eligible for enrollment or enrolled at Cosumnes River College
  • Be eligible for enrollment into English Writing 101
  • Must take 7-12 units or more of academic courses each semester during the program including courses listed below
  • Complete the online Umoja Diop Scholars application

Umoja Diop Scholars Academic Schedule

ENGWR 101, College Writing, 4 units
ENGLB 70, Reading & Writing Laboratory, .5 units
HCD 110, Building Foundations for Success, 3 units

ENGWR 300, College Composition, 3 units
ENGLB 72, Reading & Writing Laboratory, .5 units
HCD 310, College Success, 3 unit

Umoja Diop Scholars will:

  • Become active and responsible learners
  • Learn and study with other highly motivated college students
  • Work closely with program faculty
  • Strengthen written, oral and critical thinking skills
  • Participate in academic enrichment and co-curricular activities
  • Learn more about African, African American and multicultural heritage

How to receive more information:

Teresa Aldredge
(916) 691-7368

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.

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