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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. al­bu­querque­foun­da­ 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.

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