Santa Barbara Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Foundation
Scholarship Ceremony at the Santa Barbara Courthouse

Types of Scholarships


Jake Gimbel Graduate Scholarships

Scholarships are made for up to two years for students earning a graduate degree from a California college or university.

David E. Maccianti Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Association, this scholarship is available to college students pursuing careers in law enforcement.

John and Peggy Maximus Fund for Foster Care Students

The Maximus Fund provides postsecondary educational awards for foster children. Awards may be provided to those who are attending college or pursuing technical education at an accredited school, with priority given to those who attend postsecondary school in Santa Barbara County. Recipients must be enrolled full-time in classes during the traditional school year and a minimum of three units during the summer.

Medical School Scholarships

Three scholarships are awarded each year for students attending an approved medical school. They are the Rollo P. Bourbon M.D. Scholarship, the Paul and Pauline Riparetti Scholarship, and the Tri-Counties Blood Bank Scholarship.

Norma and Norman Hansen Scholarship Fund

This award is for undergraduate students studying civil engineering at a California college or university.

Ruth & Walter Klass Scholarships

This award is for Lompoc Valley students focusing on the hard sciences or health and medicine. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available. A minimum unweighted grade-point average of 3.5 is required. Financial need is not a requirement.

Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary Fund

This award is for Santa Maria Valley students pursuing careers in health or medicine. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available.

Fleischmann and Floro Awards

Click here for more information on the Fleischmann and Floro Awards.

Edica Mary Uccello Scholarships

These scholarships are available countywide for undergraduate students attending an approved school full-time.



Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card).
  • Have attended at least four of the six years between grades 7-12 at a Santa Barbara County school AND graduate or receive a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from a Santa Barbara County high school by June 2013.
  • Be planning to attend an approved college or university full-time as an undergraduate or as a medical or graduate student.

Apply Online:

SFSB Scholarship Application


January 31, 2014

For more information:

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
2253 Las Positas Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

SFSB Phone:
(805) 687-6065

SFSB Website:

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara (SFSB) accepts applications and collects loan payments on behalf of the Santa Barbara Foundation’s Student Aid programs.

Santa Barbara Foundation | 1111 Chapala Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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