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2012 News

St. Louis Graduates Releases First Report Card
11/27/2012

Between 2007 and 2010 the St. Louis metro area had the largest percentage point increase in bachelor’s and associate degrees among the nation’s 35 largest metro areas.  Read more about the recent successes and future challenges facing our region in an...


Scholarship Foundation Newsletter - Opening Doors - Summer 2012
8/15/2012

Please enjoy our semi-annual newsletter Opening Doors Summer 2012.  Feature articles include interviews with former Scholarship Foundation recipients Juan William Chavez and Michelle Sakamoto, an article...


2012 A-List Winner
7/01/2012

The Scholarship Foundation is very proud to announce that for the second consecutive year, ScholarShop has been recognized by the readers of...


Wyman and SF Team Up
6/26/2012

Wyman Center and The Scholarship Foundation team up to award nearly $113,000 to eleven teens from Wyman's Teen Leadership Program.

Read the complete press release...


Sandler Discusses Dangers Of Excessive Borrowing
6/08/2012

Faith Sandler, Executive Director of The Scholarship Foundation, is featured in this excellent article about the potential dangers of student loans and debt. In this article from the St. Louis Beacon, she discusses the consequences of taking on too much student loan debt and offers...


BBB Warns Students To Not Pay For Financial Aid Assistance
6/05/2012

In a recent press release, the Better Business Bureau offers advice for students seeking financial aid assistance. BBB warns students to avoid websites, seminars, or companies promising to find grants, scholarships, and other financial aid in exchange for payment. The BBB also warns...


College Aid Grants Get Cruel
5/01/2012

Faith Sandler, Executive Director for the Scholarship Foundation, and Lisa Orden Zarin, CEO and founder of College Bound, served as guest commentators for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in this article about financing college education. College is becoming increasingly more expensive,...


Don't Do It
3/19/2012

In consumer advisory called, “Don’t Do It,” The Scholarship Foundation warns unsuspecting students against bad student loans and the risks involved in taking them. Excessive borrowing can not only ruin...


Cornerstone Award
3/19/2012


Mike Schoedel, President, Clayton Chamber of Commerce
Linda Goldstein, City of Clayton Mayor 
Faith Sandler, Executive Director, ...


In Good Company
2/20/2012

“Every day when I come home, I know what I did really matters; there’s not a better job in town.”

Alive Magazine named The Scholarship Foundation's Executive Director, Faith Sandler, as one of St. Louis' most influential people when she was selected for the 2012...