Scholarship Foundation Honors Local Student Artists

Scholarship Foundation Honors Local Student Artists

More than 150 people turned out for the Scholarship Foundation's 41st annual Art Scholarship Exhibition and Reception at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on January 23. The event recognized the 25 student artists selected as winners of the Foundation’...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

Recent headlines regarding academic achievement among U.S. adolescents have been indisputably grim, but don’t let that color your impression of Santa Barbara County students. In fact, many local high school students are downright impressive, acade...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

Applying for college financial aid can be a maddening process, and nothing better illustrates the point than the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. For those unfamiliar with it, the FAFSA serves as a kind of documental master key ...

Scholarship Foundation in the News

Scholarship Foundation in the News

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has been the subject of considerable news coverage in recent weeks, including reports on area television stations KSBY, KEYT, KKFX, and KCOY, as well as in local newspapers. Click on the images below for a ...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

Tradition dictates that students begin college in the fall term following their graduation from high school. An increasing number are choosing another path, though, delaying the start of their postsecondary studies for up to a year. The so-called ...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

In her new book, “Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost,” anthropologist Caitlin Zaloom documents how the rising cost of college is fundamentally transforming the character of middle-class family life. Based on interviews with more tha...