"The support and encouragement I received from the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara will only add to my motivation. … Thank you for supporting students’ dreams."
– Shayne M., Santa Barbara High School

"The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara emphasizes the importance of education for everyone."
– Syd A., Dos Pueblos High School

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Oscar Velasco
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

With help from the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, a determined Santa Maria native became the first in his family to earn a college degree.


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