The Future Of The Middle Class Scholarship Program And What Could Come Next Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Chris / Flickr Just as California State University and University of California schools are preparing to raise their tuition for the first time in years, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an ax swing to the state’s Middle Class Scholarship program. The fund doles out thousands of dollars to tens of thousands of college students each year. However, the success of the program and the nature of the funds’ recipients is in serious question. Education reporter for CALmatters Jessica Calefati joins Insight to discuss the future of the scholarships and what alternatives are being presented.