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2014 News

Band Aid Solutions for Student Debt

Teresa Steinkamp, the Foundation’s Supervisor for Student Support Services, wrote about the Foundation’s views on unmanageable student debt in an editorial published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. To access the editorial, please...

Undocumented Students in Missouri Face Increase in Tuition Costs

A proposed amendment to Missouri’s budget would prohibit undocumented students from receiving in-state tuition at public colleges throughout the state. Despite graduating from the same high schools as their peers, undocumented students in Missouri would be required to pay higher tuition...

Scholarship Foundation Receives Southeast Missouri State University TRIO Champion Award

The Scholarship Foundation was honored by Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) for its work in the College Access Partnership Award (CAP-A). Scholarship Foundation, along with The...

Pew Research Center Finds Value of College Degree is on the Rise

In a recent report, the Pew Research Center found that college education is more valuable than it has been in nearly 50 years, despite soaring costs, student debt, and high unemployment. The study found that the earnings gap between college graduates and those...

Faith Sandler and Starsky Wilson React to Governor Nixon’s Education Budget Proposal

Recently, Governor Nixon proposed an educational budget that included significantly increasing funding for Bright Flight scholarships, while only moderately increasing funding for Access Missouri.

The Scholarship Foundation Executive Director, Faith Sandler, and Deaconess Foundation...

Now Hiring! New Internship Opportunities and ScholarShop Employment

Are you a student looking for practical, paid work experience? Are you or someone you know looking for employment in a fun, diverse, and friendly environment?

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis is currently seeking...

Saint Louis Graduates Responds to Governor Jay Nixon’s Budget Proposal

On January 21, 2014, Governor Nixon released his budget proposal for the coming year, which includes increasing the funding for Bright Flight Scholarships by $15 million. These scholarships are awarded to Missouri students who score in the top three percent in ACT or SAT scores.