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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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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 »

Meritus Selected as Beneficiary of Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference

Meritus College Fund is pleased to announce its selection as one of the beneficiaries of the 2016 Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference, to be held October 5, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. The conference, presented by Excellence in Investing for Children’s Causes, brings together... Read More »

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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 »

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March Meritus Newsletter

Not on our mailing list? Want to know about all the great things Meritus Scholars, alumni, and supporters have been up to over the past few months? Check out our March newsletter!... Read More »

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Mario De Anda to Join Meritus

This month we are excited to welcome Mario De Anda to the Meritus team! Mario is a Deeper Learning Equity Fellow who comes to us from East Palo Alto's Foundation for a College Education. As our new Director of Programs, Mario will oversee and drive our college success, career mentoring, and... Read More »

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Examiner.com features Meritus & BGCP Partnership

From Examiner.com: Meritus College Fund, the San Francisco based program that for twenty years has been providing low-income Bay Area youth opportunities for college entrance and success, has announced a new educational partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP). The new... Read More »