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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 »


Scholar Voices: 20 Years of Meritus

20 Years of Meritus from Meritus College Fund on Vimeo. For 20 years, the Meritus community has been making it possible for local Scholars to succeed in college and excel in their futures. In this video, watch five Scholars describe how their lives have been impacted by the Meritus community.... Read More »


Summer 2016 Meritus Newsletter

Our Scholars have been busy this summer! Find out what they have been up to in our latest newsletter:... Read More »

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Jasmine Minato Joins Meritus Team

We are pleased to welcome Jasmine Minato Williams to the Meritus team as our new Career Advisor! Jasmine is a 2012 Meritus Scholar from Balboa High School. She recently graduated from UC San Diego in La Jolla, California with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy. While at... Read More »

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Congratulations, Graduates!

Meritus College Fund is proud to announce that 43 Meritus Scholars have graduated from college this academic year! For our Scholars, this milestone represents the culmination of years of hard work and serves as a stepping stone to bright professional futures. Already, these new alumni have secured... Read More »


20 Years of Success: Linda Freund

In this next installment of our 20th anniversary video series, see how 2000 Scholar Linda Freund has utilized her college education as a journalist and a mother. 20 Years of Success: Linda Freund from Meritus College Fund on... Read More »

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Victoria Chan (Davis ’14) proud to be a Meritus Scholar

From graduating Balboa High School in the spring of 2011 to graduating from UC Davis this past June, Meritus College Fund has been there for every step of my college journey. The last four years, Meritus has provided me with valuable knowledge, a generous scholarship, a chance to intern in San... Read More »

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2015! These Meritus Scholars have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to their education and their aspirations to achieve. We congratulate their hard work and dedication as they take their brains and talent into their community and... Read More »

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Alumni gives back to San Francisco and Meritus through art

2004 Meritus alumni Ivan Lopez's story reflects the ability of Meritus Scholars to take their creativity and imagination to new heights. After graduating college in 2008, Ivan opened and continues to run Artillery Apparel Gallery, a venue for artists and designers to showcase their new work in... Read More »


Scholar Updates, Alumni Successes, and More!

Check out the most recent Meritus newsletter to read about all the exciting happenings with our current Scholars, alumni, new staff members, and more. Meritus alum Ivan Lopez owns his own gallery in the Mission District where he exhibits his passion and talent for art. Career mentor and mentee... Read More »