SCBT Awards Gross New Record Total for Scholarships

SCBT Awards Gross New Record Total for Scholarships

For the second consecutive year, the South Coast Business & Technology (SCBT) Awards ceremony has grossed record proceeds on behalf of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Eight standout organizations and individuals were honored during the 2024 ceremony, which took… Read More

Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipients at Ceremonies

Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipients at Ceremonies

The Scholarship Foundation honored hundreds of area students at consecutive awards ceremonies on May 21 and 22. Approximately 550 people attended the Foundation’s South County Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 21 at the Courthouse Sunken Garden in Santa Barbara, while… Read More

Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2024-25!

Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2024-25!

The Scholarship Foundation has awarded college scholarships totaling more than $7.1 million to 1,784 Santa Barbara County students for the 2024-25 academic year. High school seniors were notified of their awards on April 26; all other recipients were notified on… Read More

Beloved Foundation Benefactor Remains Young at Heart

Beloved Foundation Benefactor Remains Young at Heart

While Lorna Hedges’ many friends and admirers will readily tell you she is a true community treasure, Lorna herself is hardly convinced. “I don’t think I’m anything special,” she insisted with characteristic directness on a recent sunny afternoon. It’s a… Read More

Foundation Partners with Law Firm to Boost Local Hiring

Foundation Partners with Law Firm to Boost Local Hiring

The Scholarship Foundation has forged a partnership with Mullen & Henzell L.L.P. to provide area law school students and graduates with career development opportunities in the law firm’s Santa Barbara office. Under the partnership, the Foundation will inform current and… Read More

Scholarship Foundation Announces Application Increase

Scholarship Foundation Announces Application Increase

The Scholarship Foundation has received 3,594 applications for financial aid in the 2024-25 academic year – an increase of 3.3 percent or 117 applicants over 2023’s total. The applications are currently under review, and awardees will be announced in April… Read More

Attention, Scholarship Foundation Applicants

Attention, Scholarship Foundation Applicants

You are encouraged to continue completing your 2024-2025 General Scholarship application. After you submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA), using PDF format, please attach one of the following documents to your… Read More

Scholarship Foundation Honors Student Artists

Scholarship Foundation Honors Student Artists

The Scholarship Foundation honored 20 student artists during a presentation and reception at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on January 25. Chosen as winners of the Foundation’s 2024 Art Scholarship Competition, the students addressed family members and supporters in… Read More

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended!

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended!

In response to ongoing technical challenges associated with the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Scholarship Foundation has extended the application deadline for its General and Employer-Sponsored Scholarship Programs from Wednesday, January 31, to Sunday, February 18,… Read More