William F. Mann Scholarship Program

2021 Recipients: Harriet Crofton & Jenieva Black

The William F. Mann Scholarship program was established in 2018 for Albuquerque high school students pursuing an education at a college or university, full-time. Inspired by his parents, William established the program for 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.” Scholarships may be used toward tuition, fees, books, required equipment/technology and/or room and board at the college or university. Awards may be eligible for renewal (up to four years) so long as the student has demonstrated a minimum 3.0 GPA.

One to two awards up to $2,000 will be given annually.

Applicant must:

  • Be a Albuquerque resident
  • Have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Have experience in community service and a reflects “good citizenship” in the community
  • Submit an essay reflecting community service involvement, good citzenship and how he or she will give back to the community. It is important to note why this scholarship will help with student success and
  • Recipient must be enrolled full-time at a college or university
  • Submit Letter of reference indicating the student’s “good standing” and community service
  • Preference will be given to Albuquerque High School students


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