The Guardian Scholars program mission is to provide equity and access to higher education for Ball State students who experienced foster care. 

Program Mission Statement:
The Ball State Guardian Scholars is a place of belonging and support for students who have experienced foster care. Within the Guardian Scholars, students are connected to peers who shared similar childhood experiences and a network of professionals trained to support their unique needs on campus. Through this program underrepresented, at-risk students experience equity and access to higher education at Ball State University.