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Major SB Foundation grant for Nonprofit Leadership scholarships

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Santa Barbara Foundation has provided a grant of $35,000 to Fielding Graduate University. The grant provides scholarships to students in the first cohort of Fielding’s new Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. The Santa Barbara Foundation seeks to facilitate the building of philanthropy and strengthen the nonprofit sector within the Santa Barbara community.  It has identified […]

LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship is second fund for HOD grad

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Just one year after alumna Laura (Lolly) de Jonge and her husband Mike established the Laura and Mike de Jonge Scholarship Fund, the couple has created another targeted fund for Fielding students: the LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship. Lolly is a 2012 graduate of the Human & Organizational Development doctoral program. “The award is intended to recognize […]

Margaret Rudolf Endowed Scholarship Created

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Alumna Margaret Rudolf and her husband Dana have established an endowed scholarship for international students at Fielding. The Margaret Rudolf International Scholarship Endowment Fund is created in honor of Margaret’s beloved grandfather Victor, “who always encouraged learning and intellectual development,” she said. Rudolf is a 2009 graduate of the doctoral program in the School of […]

Gary Wagenheim Endows International Scholarship

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Board member and HOD alumnus Gary Wagenheim has endowed a new scholarship to support international students attending Fielding. His generous lead pledge creates the endowment which will provide interest income for the annual scholarship for years into the future. The Wagenheim Endowed Scholarship for International Students is available to qualifying master’s and doctoral students from […]

Meyers Human Rights Scholarship Established

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Fielding President Richard Meyers and his wife Yakko have established an endowment for scholarships dedicated to global human rights.  The Meyers Human Rights Scholarship Fund will support students who have personally experienced hardship, or whose family has experienced hardship, resulting from human rights violations, yet continue to grow and flourish as a Fielding Graduate University […]

Scholarship Created in Memory of Charlie and Edie Seashore

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The passing of beloved faculty member Charlie Seashore, and soon after the passing of his equally esteemed wife Edie, created a spontaneous drive to fund a scholarship in their name. The Charlie and Edie Seashore Scholarship was established in their memory in the spring of 2013 through donations from students, alumni, faculty, and staff. The […]

Montecito Bank & Trust Scholarships Awarded

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

The academic careers of six Fielding scholars have been uplifted through the scholarship support granted to Fielding Graduate University from the Community Dividends project of Montecito Bank &Trust. Fielding is proud to be the recipient of the $10,000 grant from Montecito Bank & Trust to help deserving students reach their goals. The students are talented, […]

Ernestine Magagna Baker Endowed Scholarship Exceeds Goal

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

The fund for the Ernestine Magagna Baker Endowed Scholarship has reached over $225,000 with a gift of $160,000 from the estate of C. Edwin Baker Trust, the late brother of School of Psychology faculty Nancy Baker. The Baker family has generously established this fund in the name of their mother to assist clinical psychology students. […]

Board of Trustees Scholarship Fund Established

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Fielding’s Board of Trustees approved the creation of an endowed scholarship fund in its name at their spring 2012 meeting held in Santa Barbara. The Board of Trustees Endowed Scholarship will help make a quality graduate education more accessible by providing financial assistance for deserving students. “The new fund reflects our commitment as a Board […]

Endowed scholarship created in memory of Patricia M. Hodges

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Family, friends, and colleagues of longtime School of Psychology faculty member Patricia M. Hodges have contributed gifts and pledges toward the creation of an endowment in her memory. Hodges joined Fielding in 1981 and was a beloved mentor to scores of students until her death in 2011. A lead pledge from her daughter and son-in-law […]

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