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2016 News

Opening Doors - Fall 2016

Please enjoy the latest issue of our newsletter Opening Doors - Fall 2016. This edition leads with a story on the 57-year history of ScholarShop including plans to close the stores in...

Letter to University Leadership: Student Safety & Democratic Process

The following letter has been sent to chancellors, presidents, and diversity officers at the 20 colleges and universities with the largest enrollment of Scholarship Foundation students:



Letter to the Editor: Scholarship Foundation focuses on helping students attend college

The letter...

The Scholarship Foundation partners with BJC in new BJC Scholars Fund


In the news release linked below, BJC HealthCare announces the creation of its new BJC Scholars Fund, which will be funded by BJC and administered by The Scholarship...

The Scholarship Foundation to Increase Focus on Student Support, Cease Retail Operations

Statement of Faith Sandler, Executive Director, The Scholarship Foundation

"On Tuesday, September 27, the Board of Directors of The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis voted to begin the process to close the ScholarShop stores and focus on maximizing our assistance...

Opening Doors - Summer 2016

Please enjoy the latest issue of our newsletter...

FAFSA Application Cycle Opens October 1

Students will no longer have to wait until January 1st to access and begin submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA application cycle will now open three months earlier, October 1, 2016. October 1st will remain the application availability date in future...

Important 2016-2017 Application Updates

For new and renewing loan and grant applicants who have not yet submitted an official financial aid award letter, August 1, 2016 is the deadline to do so.  Applicants who do not submit an official award letter by August 1 will not receive funding. 


A special graduation for the Foundation’s class of 2016

The Scholarship Foundation extends an enthusiastic congratulations to the graduating spring class of 2016. This graduating class has extra meaning for...

Foundation Students Significantly Outperform Newly Created National Benchmarks

The Scholarship Foundation is one of over 70 nonprofit organizations working with National College Access Network (NCAN) and the National Student Clearinghouse on a National Benchmarking Project. This project, now in its third year, is gathering and analyzing data to...