Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Program

2021 Recipient: Agustin Leon-Saenz

The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 in memory of Mr. Rose and in honor of Eva. Barnes was a 1951 graduate of Albuquerque High School and a 1957 graduate of West Point. Eva is a longtime New Mexico resident. This award is for a Albuquerque High School senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the STEM majors:  Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.

One award up to $800 will be given annually.

Criteria and Guidelines:

  • Must attend Albuquerque High School
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.6
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend a college or university in pursuit of a degree in one of the STEM majors
  • Personal essay should describe career goals related to the STEM majors and demonstrate a passion for his/her chosen career
  • Applicants should demonstrate math and/or science interest and skill through SAT/ACF scores and/or strong grades in appropriate high school classes
  • Minimum of one reference from an AHS math/science teacher
  • Up to two additional references programs may be submitted
      • A priority will be given to those pursuing engineering-related careers 

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