2022 Art Scholarship Competition Recap

2022 Art Scholarship Competition Recap

A video chronicle of this year's Art Scholarship Competition. Judging took place January 20 at the Scholarship Foundation's Santa Barbara office, and select student submissions were exhibited at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art from January 27 to Febr...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

The year 1962 seems almost impossibly distant today. For those old enough to remember it, the period was literally the better part of a lifetime ago. The rest of us know it only from history books and newsreels. Nineteen sixty-two was the year of ...

Local Students Win Foundation Art Scholarships

Local Students Win Foundation Art Scholarships

Twenty-one local student artists have been crowned winners of the 2022 Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Art Scholarship Competition. Each will receive a college scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is ...

Scholarship Foundation Releases 2021 Gratitude Video

Scholarship Foundation Releases 2021 Gratitude Video

Despite the cancelation of this year’s Community Leaders Luncheon, the Scholarship Foundation remains committed to thanking and acknowledging our many generous supporters. As a token of our appreciation, we have produced the brief video below. Unlike...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

Most Americans view the nation’s system of colleges and universities as a kind of invulnerable redoubt. That is, they believe it is generally impervious to erosive social forces by virtue of its central – many would say indispensable – role as an eco...

Scholarship Foundation Receives Four-Star Rating

Scholarship Foundation Receives Four-Star Rating

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has received its ninth consecutive four-star rating from nonprofit evaluator Charity Navigator. The rating – Charity Navigator’s highest – indicates superior financial efficiency and transparency in Scholar...