Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship Program


2021 Recipients: Harriet Crofton, Marialicia Salazar, Yuttichai Sommala

Established by the Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque, this program recognizes students with a strong history of community service. One to four awards up to $1,000 will be given annually.

Applicants should be a graduating senior with strong community service experience and strong academics from an Albuquerque metro area high school (includes Bernalillo, Sandoval Valencia and Torrance Counties).

Criteria and Guidelines:

  • Preference will be given to those who are planning a career in early childhood development and/or teaching
  • Preference will be given tho those who participate in Key Club activities
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Minimum ACT composite score of 23 (not required in 2021)
  • Attend a college or university: 2 year or 4 year – nonprofit or public educational institute full time
  • Essay
    • The importance of community service
    • Your career goals – preference will be given to those students who plan a career in early childhood development and/or teaching
    • Statement of your financial need
  • Reference from one counselor or teacher (1 page, 1 side ONLY)
  • Reference from someone with knowledge of your community service participation 

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