Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Announces Application Total

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has received 3,305 applications for financial aid in the 2020-21 academic year. The applications are currently under review, and awardees will be announced in May. Last year the Foundation awarded $7.98 million to 2,447 students throughout Santa Barbara County.

“The need for college financial aid in our community shows no sign of abating,” said Scholarship Foundation Board Chair Christie Glanville. “It gives us tremendous satisfaction to know that we are doing our part to meet this need. Thanks to our many generous donors, this organization will once again help thousands of students countywide access postsecondary education.”

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara provides scholarships to Santa Barbara County students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or vocational studies. For more information, call 805-687-6065 or visit

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara is the nation’s largest community-based provider of college scholarships, having cumulatively awarded in excess of $123 million to more than 50,000 county students since its founding in 1962. A nonprofit organization, the Scholarship Foundation also provides free financial aid advising services. For additional information, visit

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