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...

Scholarship Foundation in the News

Scholarship Foundation in the News

The Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling more than $6 million to 1,797 Santa Barbara County students for the coming academic year. As reported by KEYT/KKFX/KCOY, two of this year's awardees are the daughters of educators killed by...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

These are truly anxious times, but I want to assure our partners and the wider community that the Scholarship Foundation remains committed to supporting the educational aspirations of students and families throughout Santa Barbara County. As you w...

Program Advisor Raul Aguilera on Radio Bronco

Program Advisor Raul Aguilera on Radio Bronco

Our very own Raul Aguilera recently sat down with Radio Bronco's Norma Mendoza to discuss the Scholarship Foundation, its application process, and college financial aid generally. This Spanish-language program aired February 16 on Radio Bronco and si...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

Robertson Named SFSB President and CEO

Barbara Robertson, who has held a succession of finance, operations, and administrative positions with several area nonprofit organizations, has been named president and CEO of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. She began serving in her new...