Scholarships for Current and Returning College Students

The Albuquerque Community Foundation has moved to a Common Application process, making your application process easier and more efficient. Once you create an account and fill out the Common Application, you will be provided with supplemental questions per program. 

Questions regarding your application? Contact Vanessa Gonzalez, Community Impact Program Officer.

Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship

Providing assistance to students in the field of Automotive Technology and related Applied Technologies. Students must pursue a degree or certificate from a nonprofit, public, automotive or technical vocational institution including community colleges.

The American Advertising Federation-New Mexico (AAF-NM) Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to deserving men and women who intend to enter the advertising/communications field.

Hakes Brothers Scholarship Fund

The Hakes Brothers scholarship will award two $6,000 scholarships to students attending the University of New Mexico. Awards will be made to a single parent, actively parenting, and studying within the fields of science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), medical, accounting and/or other similar career-related field of study.

Trythall Family Scholarship for Excellence in Continuing Education Fund

Providing assistance to individuals who are employed while attending a nonprofit or public educational institution part-time or full-time. Applicants must live in the Greater Albuquerque Metropolitan area which includes Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, and Torrance counties. 

Carl F. Scott Scholarship Fund for Tucumcari Lodge   #27 A.F. & A.M. 

Providing assistance to New Mexico residents from Quay County to continue their post-secondary education. Applications are considered for currently enrolled college students or from non-traditional students furthering their college education.

Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to young adults who have been in the New Mexico foster care system who want to develop a marketable skill or continue their education at a post-secondary school. 

Rae Lee Siporin Scholarship for Women

The Rae Lee Siporin Scholarship for Women will make awards to those women who are continuing or returning to college/university for their first undergraduate degree and need financial assistance for their senior year of school.

Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Fund

Providing assistance to students to further their education in an undergraduate program who need financial assistance to address the ‘gap’ in financial aid packages.

David R. Woodling Memorial Scholarship

Providing assistance to students attending an accredited nonprofit or public educational institution in pursuit of a certificate or degree in a metals technology program with a concentration in machine tool technology and welding.

Nina J. Wing Scholarship

Providing assistance to students previously in foster care who are currently attending or will be attending Central New Mexico Community College.

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