Ambassador Program

Our Ambassador program is a year-long experience for high school and college students. You’ll be matched to a peer mentor from a similar background and in the healthcare field to provide career guidance and help you navigate your educational and professional pathways.

Application Information

Application deadline: August 2nd, 2024
Start date: July 29, 2024

Stipend & Benefits

For the yearlong high school and college Ambassador programs, a stipend of $1,250 will be provided upon completion of program activities.

Eligibility & Selection

To be eligible for this program, students must come from an educationally or economically underserved background and reside in a County North of San Francisco Bay (Solano, Napa, Contra Costa, San Joaquin).

HCOP Ambassador Program Applicants will be evaluated based on:

  • Overall GPA (self-reported)
  • Responses to guided questions in the application form
  • Interest in healthcare profession (high school/college) or admitted/enrolled in the DO, PharmD, or PA programs.

What To Expect

High School and College Students will actively collaborate on a year-long public health project that helps to connect high school, college, and professional school students interested in similar careers and from similar backgrounds. The high school and college Ambassador programs focus on peer mentorship, and social, and academic support so students are successful in reaching the next step in their journey to a career in healthcare. Join us in cultivating a community of dedicated learners committed to making a meaningful impact!