Interim Executive Director’s open letter to Meritus Scholars regarding racial violence

  Dear Meritus Scholars, First off, please let me introduce myself. My name is Jason Walthall and I am the Interim Executive Director of Meritus. I can’t tell you how pleased I am to help such a wonderful organization through this transition in its leadership. However, I wish I were... Read More »


Meritus celebrates completion of Scholars’ summer internships with revamped Internship Summit

At Meritus College Fund we strive to make sure low-income youth in the San Francisco Bay Area have the financial resources and community of support they need to not only attend college but also graduate with a degree. Over our last 21-years we have proudly pursued this mission by awarding over... Read More »

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Meritus Hosts First Speed Mentoring Event

On Thursday, August 17th Meritus hosted our first ever Speed Mentoring Night in the Learning Annex of the Wells Fargo building in Downtown San Francisco. The event, which was the mentoring version of speed dating, gave Scholars and mentors a chance to meet face-to-face and organically spark long... Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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