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2014 News

Foundation recognized for contributions to NCAN Benchmarking Report

Over the last year, the Scholarship Foundation worked with the National College Access Network, the National Student Clearinghouse and many other organizations around the country on a project to measure college access and degree completion data for the students we support.

NCAN has...

Opening Doors - Fall 2014

Please enjoy the latest issue of our semi-annual newsletter Opening Doors - Fall 2014. This edition focuses on...

Today is #Giving Tuesday: Support the Foundation’s Food for Thought Fund

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Thousands of charities, companies, and individuals will join to share commitments, rally for favorite causes, and think about others.


Support DACA students and A+ eligibility by November 12!

Executive Director Faith Sandler and Senior Policy Intern Karissa Anderson wrote a letter on behalf on the Foundation in support of the proposed amendment to rules granting students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immediate eligibility for the A+ program.


The Scholarship Foundation Launches 529 College Savings Plan Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis recently launched Future Forward, the organization’s new 529 College Savings Plan...

Invested in the St. Louis Region

Over the last three years, The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis has invested over $10 million in interest-free loans and grants to students in the St. Louis area.  The map below is a visual representation of how that money has been distributed across our region.


The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Receives Grant from Deaconess Foundation

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis recently received a grant from Deaconess Foundation designed to support postsecondary education advocacy...

Scholarship Foundation Executive Director Faith Sandler Named Money Magazine’s 2014 MONEY Hero for Missouri

Executive Director Faith Sandler received the prestigious honor of being named Money Magazine’s 2014 MONEY Hero for the state of Missouri. The award, given to one outstanding leader in each state, is made in...

ScholarShop 2014 A-List Winner

The Scholarship Foundation is very proud to announce that ScholarShop has been recognized by the readers of St. Louis Magazine as the recipient of the 2014 Reader...

Support and Strengthen Access Missouri Funding

Recently, the Missouri Legislature boosted funding for education, including a $15 million increase specifically dedicated to Access Missouri, the state’s need-based student financial aid program.

Now, with current and future revenue in question,...