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From Humble Beginnings

Tarun B. Rana, Saint Louis University

“I think [support from the Scholarship Foundation] was the difference between me being able to go to SLU and not being able to go to SLU … I think it opened a door that would have otherwise been closed.”

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Man and Superman

Ethan Shavers, Saint Louis University

“In his book, Man and Superman, George Bernard Shaw wrote, ‘This is the true joy of life, being used up for a purpose recognized by your self as a mighty one…my life belongs to the community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it what I can.’"

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Nothing Will Get Better by Staying Bitter

Aly Gatwood, Missouri State University

"Many teens want to go to college to get away from their families and ‘live on their own’. I want to go to college FOR my family."

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No Failure in Sight

Aja McCoy, Xavier University of Louisiana

“When an opportunity is at the door, take it! You never know what it can do for you overall. Some opportunities come only once and whether you take them affects your life.”

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Opening doors to education.

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Our advisors delivered critical information to over 6,000 individuals last year. Read about it in our 2017 Student Advising Program Report...Learn More
Announcing the Marita Malone "full ride" Scholarship! ...Learn More
St. Louis Graduates Advocacy Committee, chaired by Executive Director Faith Sandler, provides testimony to Missouri House Appropriations-Education Subcommittee...Learn More
The Scholarship Foundation Announces New Expanded $1.2M Centennial Collaboration Scholarship Program...Learn More
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis announces the opening of a five-year finance fellowship program, which will award scholarship grants and paid internships to Scholarship Foundation students...Learn More
The first 14 BJC Scholars from across the region were awarded this summer....Learn More
Enjoy the latest edition of Opening Doors, the Foundation's newsletter...Learn More
New Deaconess Nursing Scholars welcomed....Learn More
Foundation announces the Jane E. and William A. Schmalz Designated Scholar Loan to aid five students....Learn More
E4FC report chronicles results and insights of 3-year national initiative; The Scholarship Foundation has been a grantee. ...Learn More
Our #HellaHelpful advising team traveled far and wide in 2016, providing information and resources to over 4,000 individuals on topics such as Financial Aid, FAFSA and other programs....Learn More
Explore our new Program dashboard to learn about the more than $4M in interest-free loans and grants that were awarded last year!...Learn More
Initial Meet and Greet Between Interns and Organizations Sets the Stage for a Rewarding Summer...Learn More
Scholarship Foundation Announces New Office Location, Last Day for ScholarShop in Clayton...Learn More
The Scholarship Foundation and Prosperity Connection launch new financial aid literacy curriculum with support from Equifax....Learn More
Three Foundation alumnae gain employment from internship placements....Learn More
Subscribe to our new blog, Words of Faith, from executive director Faith Sandler....Learn More
Senior Education Policy Intern Amber Overton details her work to make Bright Flight more equitable....Learn More
BJC announces new scholarship fund to impact region; will partner with The Scholarship Foundation for implementation. ...Learn More
Watch how the Foundation’s Advising Program helps students understand the college financial aid process...Learn More
Equifax funds Scholarship Foundation Community Internship Program to help students gain work experience in their chosen fields...Learn More

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