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– Shayne M., Santa Barbara High School

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– Syd A., Dos Pueblos High School

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Student Story

Alex Elliott
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

A field trip as a sixth-grader inspired him to become an engineer. Now he’s eyeing a career in medical device development or regenerative medicine.


Featured News

  • Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards! May 19, 2022 - The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has awarded college scholarships totaling more than $7.7 million to 2,139 Santa Barbara County students for the 2022-23 academic year. Recipients were notified of… ... Read More
  • 2022 Art Scholarship Competition Recap February 17, 2022 - A video chronicle of this year's Art Scholarship Competition. Judging took place January 20 at the Scholarship Foundation's Santa Barbara office, and select student submissions were exhibited at the Santa… ... Read More

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