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Meritus Partners With Local Companies to Host Summer Career Events

It's been a busy summer for Meritus Scholars! In addition to all their summer internships, many Scholars participated in a series of career-related workshops, presented with the help of Meritus' corporate and community partners. Our summertime career events help Scholars to build their... Read More »

Ely Orquiza, 2017 Graduate, UC Berkeley

Congrats, Grads!

Meritus College Fund is pleased to announce that 48 Meritus Scholars have graduated from college this academic year! We are so proud of the hard work and determination that these ambitious young people have demonstrated throughout their college journeys. 2016/17 Meritus Graduates Wadie Algaheim... Read More »

Press Release: Meritus Awards $840,000 in 2017 Scholarships

Meritus College Fund Awards $840,000 in Scholarships, Plus Advising and Career Development, to 60 Bay Area Graduates in 21st Year of Service to Community Meritus College Fund, a local nonprofit empowering young people from low-income communities across the Bay Area to succeed in college and... Read More »


What Windy Learned

Windy Ly is a 2013 Meritus Scholar and 2017 graduate of Sacramento State University. She recently took the time to address the Meritus class of 2017 at our annual awards reception, sharing hard-won advice from her college journey. Here is what she had to say: Growing up with immigrant parents,... Read More »

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Meet the Meritus Class of 2017!

Meritus is very proud to bring 60 new students into our program this year – our largest cohort to date. Of the many applicants, these Scholars truly stood out for their strength, grit, and ambition. They represent 22 high schools spanning from San Francisco to East Palo Alto and 97% are the first... Read More »

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