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