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Scholarships for New Mexico High School 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 Denise Nava, Scholarship Manager at denise@abqcf.org.

The first list is available to all New Mexico residents unless otherwise noted. For scholarships available only to Albuquerque metro residents, click here.  

Scholarships for New Mexico High School Students

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.

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 graduating high school seniors beginning their college education. 

Davis-Kozoll Scholarship

Providing scholarships to students seeking a higher education for the following purposes: Applicant may pursue a master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree in a science and/or human service discipline without consideration of planned career location OR ALTERNATIVELY applicant may pursue a degree or technical or vocational certificate or diploma for use in any planned trade or career in a northwest New Mexico community.

Joe “Isi” Trujillo Scholarship

Providing assistance to a graduating senior from Hot Springs High School in Truth or Consequences, NM who will be attending a New Mexico public university/college or community college.

New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to New Mexico graduating high school seniors residing in a manufactured home.

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.

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.

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. 

Scholarships for Albuquerque Metro High School Students

Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to a La Cueva High School graduating senior who has a language learning or other reading disability.

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

Providing assistance to an Albuquerque High School graduate pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the STEM majors:  Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.

Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to Eldorado High School varsity soccer team graduating seniors. (One male and one female.)

James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to students for post-secondary education in pursuit of a life dream with hope, faith and courage in spite of facing hardship. This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a professional goal and have faced or facing adversity.

Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to graduating students with strong community service experience and strong academic records from an Albuquerque metro area high school, (includes Bernalillo, Sandoval Valencia and Torrance Counties) who are planning a career in child development and/or teaching.

Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance for graduating seniors from 24 designated central New Mexico high schools attending a New Mexico four-year college/university.  Each designated high school selects one student for a $500 per year award, renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate studies.

Pedro and Mateo SandovalStrong Memorial Scholarship

Providing scholarships to Moriarty High School graduating Senior students, who plan on attending a two-year and/or four-year college/university or certified trade school. Students must be pursuing his or her first undergraduate, associate or applied skilled trades degree. Awards may be used for academic costs, i.e., tuition, books, student fees, school supplies, and/or on-campus housing.

Susie Kubié Symphonic Music Scholarship

Provides scholarships to deserving young students who have participated in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program and intend to pursue a degree in music during college. One new and/or renewing scholarship, up to $4,000 will be awarded annually.

The Women in Rhetoric and Logic Scholarship

Inspired by a former student, the Women in Rhetoric and Logic Scholarship supports female students from Albuquerque Academy to continue their education at a U.S. nonprofit or public educational institution. One female graduating senior will be selected to receive a one-time, non-renewable award up to $3,000.

William F. Mann Scholarship

Providing assistance to students to secure a college education and create a better way of life, ultimately mentoring other young men and women to succeed. It is important the applicant has a strong background in community service during his or her high school career and reflects that of a “stand-up citizen. Preference will be given to Albuquerque High School students.

Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Fund

Providing assistance to Albuquerque metro area high school graduating seniors of exceptional promise in the fields of science and math.

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