Marissa

Marissa

Marissa attended community college before transferring to UCSB to major in sociology. Starting out at a community college helped her to save money so that she could help support her family during troubled times while her mother battled breast cancer…. Read More

Amir

Amir

Amir returned to school for his master’s degree in Education after working as an engineer. In 2001, he began teaching physics at Dos Pueblos High School, and established the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy. He says, “Financially, it was difficult decision… Read More

Jaquelyn

Jaquelyn

Jacquelyn says, “I’m eager to encourage you to pay it forward to our community. Many scholarship recipients return to Santa Barbara with affection and dedication to our city.” She studied Architecture and Visual Arts at Rice University before coming home… Read More

Jose

Jose

Jose was born in Jalisco, Mexico. He came to the US when he was 3 years old and graduated from Santa Maria High School in 2008. He and his older brother were both able to attend college with help from… Read More

Adriana

Adriana

Adriana would not have been able to attend her first choice college, Columbia University, if it weren’t for help from the Scholarship Foundation. Now, she works as a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA with a long list of honors and awards… Read More