Paying it Forward: The Four Ingenieros

Paying it Forward: The Four Ingenieros

Meet the Four Ingenieros, former Santa Barbara City College STEM students who started a local chapter of the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and didn’t stop there…

Connie Wang: Towbes Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipient

Connie Wang: Towbes Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipient

Connie Wang applied to the Scholarship Foundation seeking financial assistance for her academic goals. As she was ranked first in her class with a 4.93 grade point average and had extremely high standardized test scores, she was selected for the Towbes Foundation Honors Scholarship…

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…

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…

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…

Jose

Jose

Born in Jalisco, Mexico, Jose came to the United States when he was 3 years old and graduated from Santa Maria High School. He and his older brother were both able to attend college with help from the Scholarship Foundation…