Scholarship Foundation in the News

Scholarship Foundation in the News

The Scholarship Foundation has received a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, a leading aggregator of nonprofit information. The Platinum Seal is the company’s highest level of recognition, signifying exceptional openness in reporting ...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

The widespread adoption of online instruction has exposed our nation’s glaring digital divide. Closing this divide is critical if we are to achieve substantive educational progress in the coming decade and beyond. The words digital divide denote t...

Meet Program Advisor Hanali Tapia-Palacios

Meet Program Advisor Hanali Tapia-Palacios

Santa Ynez native Hanali Tapia-Palacios earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture science and education at Cal State Chico. She joined the Scholarship Foundation staff as an administrative assistant in January 2019 and became a south county program a...

Casa Dorinda Scholarship Fund Celebration

Casa Dorinda Scholarship Fund Celebration

The coronavirus pandemic prevented Casa Dorinda residents from gathering to celebrate this year’s Casa Dorinda Scholarship recipients, so many of the recipients contributed to the video montage below. In all, 24 students will receive scholarships tot...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

What should colleges and universities teach? This age-old question has taken on new relevance as we scrutinize the assumptions underpinning our civic and educational institutions. It turns out a good deal of creative thinking has gone into curricu...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

The coronavirus pandemic is far from over, but it’s not too early to take stock of lessons learned, or in one case a lesson affirmed. As if more evidence were needed, the current crisis has further underscored the value of college, specifically fo...