College Success Advisor

Meritus is hiring a College Success Advisor to offer direct support to a caseload of Scholars while advancing larger programmatic initiatives. We're looking for candidates with advising or counseling experience and a firm belief that every student, regardless of background, deserves to receive a... Read More »


2016 Meritus Annual Report

2016 marked a historic milestone in the life of Meritus College Fund ---  we turned 20! We were delighted to celebrate 20 years of service to ambitious young people from underserved communities across the Bay Area. As we look to the future, we seek to empower even more Scholars to achieve their... Read More »

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Meritus Alumna Performs at Winter Piano Recital

Given the drive and ambition of Meritus Scholars, it's no surprise that our graduates go on to be successful in a wide variety of professional fields. Candice Choi is no exception! Candice, an award-winning pianist and music educator (and 2005 Meritus Scholar!), recently treated members of our... Read More »

Volunteer with Meritus! 2017 Selection Process

In 2017, our goal is to fund the dream, guide the journey, and prepare the future for 60 new Meritus Scholars. We rely on community supporters to help identify the candidates who will benefit most from our program. There are several ways you can participate in the selection process: Application... Read More »


Make Colleges Diverse

In The New York Times this week, David Leonhardt wrote the opinion piece Make Colleges Diverse about a new initiative to increase the number of Pell Grant recipients attending colleges with the highest graduation rates. Our Executive Director, Diana Wolf, shared the following response with Mr.... Read More »

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