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Scholarships galore

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Community Foundation homepage helps spread the word to “join the crowd” of applicants for some $200,000 available in scholarships this year. (Courtesy of Image Community Foundation)

The Albuquerque Community Foundation is again inviting high school and college students statewide to apply for up to $200,000 offered in 18 unique scholarships.

For specifics on all awards managed through the foundation, visit www.albuquerquefoundation.org/student-aid.aspx.bright spot

Specific programs include:

•  The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship, up to $700 for Albuquerque High School students with financial need who are seeking a STEM degree.

•  Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship, two of $800 each, for Eldorado High School seniors playing varsity soccer, one male and one female.

•  Carl F. Scott Scholarships, as many as 15 awards from $750 to $2,000 through Tucumcari Lodge No. 27 AF&AM.

•  James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship, one offer of up to $1,000 for Albuquerque-area seniors pursuing an educational goal despite extraordinary life challenges.

•  Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship, four awards of up to $1,000 each for Albuquerque-area seniors only, with community service history and minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

•  New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship, one to two awards of up tp $1,000 for seniors who live in manufactured homes, minimum 3.0 GPA.

•  Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship, of up to $900 for a La Cueva High School senior with a learning or reading disability, minimum 2.0 GPA.

•  Woodcock Family Education Scholarship, two to three offers of up to $10,000 over four years for Albuquerque-area seniors with strong math and/or science credentials, minimum GPA 3.8.

•  The Women in Rhetoric and Logic Scholarship, one offer of $3,000 to a graduating Albuquerque Academy female, with a preference to members of debate team or society.

•  Susie Kubie Symphonic Music Scholarship, one award up to $4,000 to a student who was in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program and seeks a degree in music.

•  Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award, awards of $500 to $2,000 to address the “gap” in financial aid for students graduating from high school and for current or returning college students.

•  Youth in Foster Care Scholarship, one to two awards of up to $1,000 to a high school or college student who was in foster care for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday, minimum GPA 2.5 (or high school GED).

•  American Advertising Federation, one to two offers up to $1,400 for state residents who want to enter the advertising profession in New Mexico seek a degree with a focus in advertising.

•  Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship, one award of up to $2,000 for an Albuquerque-area senior or college student pursuing an automotive or technical vocational career.

•  David R. Woodling Memorial Scholarship, one to two awards up to $4,600 to high school or continuing education students interested in metals technology.

•  Rae Lee Siporin Scholarship for Women, one to two awards of up to $1,000 to women pursuing a first degree who need assistance for their senior year of school, and who took an official break during their educational career.

•  Trythall Family Scholarship for Excellence in Continuing Education, one to four awards up to $1,000 for individuals in the greater Albuquerque area who work a minimum of 20 hours a week while attending school.

•  Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship, $500 per year for four years, for one senior each from 24 designated high schools and continuing education institutions in the state.

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