Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
Award amount varies annually according to the amount of funds available to the foundation. This award is non-renewable. Students may reapply for additional funding, up to a total of four years by maintaining a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and full-time status (12 or more credit hours per semester).
The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.
For 50 years, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has helped local students pay for their higher education, be it a vocational, community college, or four year college or graduate school. Through the granting of scholarships, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara inspires, encourages, and supports Santa Barbara County students in their pursuit of college, graduate, and vocational education. The medical/graduate program is for medical (M.D.) students and also for graduate students. Graduate students may study in many fields: law school, dental, vet, pharmacy, education, business, chemistry, biology, history, film, etc. The foundation does not offer student aid for weekend programs, summer sessions, research, special projects, part-time studies, correspondence, or off-site studies. All eligible and qualified new applicants are required to have a personal interview in the month of March following the January application deadline. The primary criteria for award selection are financial need, potential, and motivation.
Applications are available online at the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara website, at the Scholarship Foundation office, and at high school counselor's offices in Santa Barbara County. More inf ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.