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Thank you for your interest in applying to the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara.

Our application process opens on October 15, 2017.

General Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara’s General Scholarship Program is the primary program for most student applicants.  Approximately 95% of our scholarship funds in the General Scholarship Program are need-based. Criteria that are evaluated for selections include, but are not limited to, financial need, motivation, and academic achievement. Click here for eligibility information.

The 2018-2019 General Scholarship Program application closes on January 15, 2018.

South County High School Senior Art Competition Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara’s Art Competition Scholarship is a program for the traditional fine arts including painting, drawing, sketching, photography, design, furniture, and sculpture. A select number of applicants will receive an invitation to participate in an exhibit featuring their art portfolio during the Art Judging Competition in January 2018. Click here for eligibility information. Financial need is not considered.

The 2018-2019 Art Competition Scholarship Program application closes on November 15, 2017.

South County High School Senior Honors Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara’s Honors Scholarship Program is a competitive, rigorous competition for students who demonstrate a very high level of academic achievement (e.g., above a 4.2 weighted GPA and above-average SAT scores). A select number of applicants will receive an invitation to interview during the selections process in December 2017. Click here for eligibility information. Financial need is not considered.

The 2018-2019 Honors Scholarship Program application closes on November 15, 2017.

Employer-Sponsored Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara’s Employer-Sponsored Scholarship Program is for eligible employees of Casa Dorinda, Valle Verde, and Vista Del Monte who do not meet our General Scholarship Program eligibility requirements. Spouses of Casa Dorinda employees may be eligible. Applicants will be verified by the employer’s Human Resources department. Click here for eligibility information.

The 2018-2019 Employer-Sponsored Scholarship Program application closes on January 15, 2018.

 

If you are currently a high school senior or applying for the Honors or Art Scholarship, you are a new applicant.

If you feel you qualify for the Employer-Sponsored Scholarship, please call our office to determine eligibility and application status. Over 80% of our applicants qualify for our General Scholarship Program. To determine your applicant status, please answer the following questions:
  1. I am a high school senior who will graduate at the end of this academic year.