A Hollywood star during the silent film era, Barbara Monroe established a legacy scholarship fund at The San Diego Foundation that now helps hundreds of local students pursue higher education.
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Learn how Science & Technology grants help create more opportunities for women, Black and Hispanic youth, low-income individuals and people with disabilities pursuing careers in STEM.
Learn how UC San Diego Black Alumni Scholarships are increasing classroom diversity and helping students, faculty and staff broaden their understanding of the world.
Whether you plan to attend a community college, four-year university, career/technical school, teaching credential program or graduate school, the Community Scholarship Program has opportunities for you.
The STEAM Leadership Series, sponsored by The San Diego Foundation and other local partners, will host an event, “Cross-Border Opportunities in Engineering & Business,” for 300 high school freshmen and juniors from schools in San Diego to learn about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) experiences from Latin business leaders who have achieved success in San Diego and Tijuana.
President & CEO Kathlyn Mead shares how making college more accessible and affordable for students contributes to a more vibrant and equitable San Diego region and strengthens the future of our economy.
Strong majorities of San Diego voters support greater investments in programs that benefit California’s youngest children and would favor a candidate for governor who pledges to create a system of high-quality, publicly funded childcare and preschool programs.
Since 1973, the J.A. and Flossie Mae Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships.