SFSB Announces Israelachvili  Honors Science Scholarship

SFSB Announces Israelachvili Honors Science Scholarship

The Scholarship Foundation is accepting donations for a new scholarship fund established in memory of UC Santa Barbara Research Professor Emeritus Jacob Nissim Israelachvili. The Jacob N. Israelachvili Honors Science Scholarship Fund will support gra...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

Many thanks to the incredible donors, volunteers, and other supporters who attended our Community Leaders Luncheon on Friday, December 7. I was honored to meet many of you and look forward to deepening our acquaintance. Our event speakers, Miguel Cru...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

As many of you know, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara will soon have a new leader. Victoria Juarez, who currently serves as executive director of Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, will assume her new duties as president and CEO of the Scholarship...

Meet Program Advisor Raul Aguilera

Meet Program Advisor Raul Aguilera

Born in Jalisco, Mexico, Raul Aguilera earned three associate’s degrees at Santa Barbara City College before transferring to California State University, Northridge, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish. He has been a Scholarship Foundati...

A Commentary by Tosha Lewis

A Commentary by Tosha Lewis

High school seniors basically must choose between two paths to mature adulthood. One promises a measure of self-discovery and a host of desirable life outcomes, including greater affluence and longevity. Statistically speaking, the other offers consi...