Scholarship Foundation Honors Student Artists

Scholarship Foundation Honors Student Artists

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara honored 23 student artists during a presentation and reception at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on Thursday, January 26. Chosen as winners of the Foundation’s 2023 Art Scholarship Competition, the student...

Scholarship Foundation Announces Application Increase

Scholarship Foundation Announces Application Increase

The Scholarship Foundation has received 3,477 applications for financial aid in the 2023-24 academic year – an increase of more than 26 percent or 728 applicants over 2022’s total. The applications are currently under review, and awardees will be ann...

Dr. Mary Dwyer Appointed Interim President and CEO

Dr. Mary Dwyer Appointed Interim President and CEO

Dr. Mary Dwyer, a former college professor and administrator who led the renowned Institute for the International Education of Students through a period of extraordinary growth, has been appointed interim president and CEO of the Scholarship Foundati...

Foundation Hosts Community Leaders Luncheon

Foundation Hosts Community Leaders Luncheon

Some 250 people attended the Scholarship Foundation’s 2022 Community Leaders Luncheon at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort on December 5. The annual event recognizes Scholarship Foundation donors and volunteers. The organization had canceled...

A Q&A with Longtime Staff Member Nicole Jones

A Q&A with Longtime Staff Member Nicole Jones

Nicole Jones is one of the longest-serving staff members at the Scholarship Foundation, having joined the organization in 2005. A past Foundation scholarship recipient, she earned a degree in agricultural sciences at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and cu...