Through the Scholars in Service program, student participants apply for any of several service opportunities. Representatives of partnering community benefit organizations (nonprofit agencies) interview the students and make final selections. The student serves in the position for an entire academic year. Initially, students are working with agencies focused on serving the areas surrounding Fresno State, including the El Dorado Park and Sierra Madre/Vinland neighborhoods.
Past partners in the Scholars in Service program, have included:
- Art of Life Cancer Foundation
- The Bulldog Pantry
- Every Neighborhood Partnership
- Habitat for Humanity Fresno
- Stone Soup Fresno
- Wesley United Methodist Church