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Career Online High School


SBPL offers scholarships to Career Online High School. Recipients can earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate at the same time. This program is supported by the California State Library. 

Career Online High School is flexible, free and provides:

  • A personal academic coach to help you succeed
  • Convenient 24/7 online classroom access
  • Special training focused on ten in-demand industries
  • Tools that you need to start or advance your career, including a resume and cover letter

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship through SBPL, take the “Are You Ready?” survey and SBPL Adult Education staff will contact you for a scholarship interview.

This program is free to adults age 19 and older who are Santa Barbara Public Library cardholders and does not require U.S. Citizenship.