SCHOLARSHIPS GALORE AVAILABLE
Students who meet varied criteria can get help
Albuquerque Community Foundation invites high school and college students statewide to apply for 18 unique scholarships
The Albuquerque Community Foundation is again inviting high school and college students statewide to apply for up to $200,000 offered in 18 unique scholarships.
For specifics on all awards managed through the foundation, visit www. albuquerquefoundation.org/ student-aid.aspx. Specific programs include:
The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship, up to $700 for Albuquerque High School students with financial need who are seeking a STEM degree.
Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship, two of $800 each, for Eldorado High School seniors playing varsity soccer, one male and one female.
Carl F. Scott Scholarships, as many as 15 awards from $750 to $2,000 through Tucumcari Lodge No. 27 AF&AM.
James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship, one offer of up to $1,000 for Albuquerquearea seniors pursuing an educational goal despite extraordinary life challenges.
Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship, four awards of up to $1,000 each for Albuquerque-area seniors only, with community service history and minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship, one to two awards of up tp $1,000 for seniors who live in manufactured homes, minimum 3.0 GPA.
Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship, of up to $900 for a La Cueva High School senior with a learning or reading disability, minimum 2.0 GPA.
Woodcock Family Education Scholarship, two to three offers of up to $10,000 over four years for Albuquerquearea seniors with strong math and/or science credentials, minimum GPA 3.8.
The Women in Rhetoric and Logic Scholarship, one offer of $3,000 to a graduating Albuquerque Academy female, with a preference to members of debate team or society.
Susie Kubie Symphonic Music Scholarship, one award up to $4,000 to a student who was in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program and seeks a degree in music.
Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award, awards of $500 to $2,000 to address the “gap” in financial aid for students graduating from high school and for current or returning college students.
Youth in Foster Care Scholarship, one to two awards of up to $1,000 to a high school or college student who was in foster care for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday, minimum GPA 2.5 (or high school GED).
American Advertising Federation, one to two offers up to $1,400 for state residents who want to enter the advertising profession in New Mexico seek a degree with a focus in advertising.
Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship, one award of up to $2,000 for an Albuquerquearea senior or college student pursuing an automotive or technical vocational career.
David R. Woodling Memorial Scholarship, one to two awards up to $4,600 to high school or continuing education students interested in metals technology.
Rae Lee Siporin Scholarship for Women, one to two awards of up to $1,000 to women pursuing a first degree who need assistance for their senior year of school, and who took an official break during their educational career.
Trythall Family Scholarship for Excellence in Continuing Education, one to four awards up to $1,000 for individuals in the greater Albuquerque area who work a minimum of 20 hours a week while attending school.
Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship, $500 per year for four years, for one senior each from 24 designated high schools and continuing education institutions in the state.
The Albuquerque Community Foundation homepage helps spread the word to “join the crowd” of applicants for some $200,000 available in scholarships this year.