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					                   LNESC Upward Bound Scholarship List

New Mexico and Albuquerque-area Scholarships

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council
Deadline: November 1
Criteria: Essay on racism and Martin Luther King, Jr.; open to students of all races
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Harold J. Pope, 277-1805, P.O. Box 40306, Albuquerque, NM, 87196

Kirtland Air Force Base Officers' Spouses' Club
Deadline: January 31
Criteria: Dependents of active duty personnel at Kirtland
Amount: Varies
Contact: Dee McConnell, 294-7117

Cosmopolitan Woman's Club of New Mexico
Deadline: February 13
Criteria: Female attending a college in New Mexico
Amount: $500
Contact: Jane Cosner, 255-5242; LaVonne Woods, 884-8478

Notah Begay III Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 3
Criteria: Native American scholar-athlete, minimum 3.0 GPA, personal statement
Amount: $2,000
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 3
Criteria: Must live in mobile/manufactured home, minimum 3.0 GPA
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

Albuquerque Human Rights Board, Neil Isbin Scholarship
Deadline: March 7
Criteria: Demonstrated commitment to human rights/dignity in Albuquerque
Amount: $1,000
Contact:, 294-3380

Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship
Deadline: March 15
Criteria: School nomination, must be going to attend a New Mexico college or university
Amount: $500 renewable
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

Woodcock Family Education Scholarship
Deadline: March 17
Criteria: Students pursuing careers in math or science. Minimum 3.8 GPA
Amount: $2,000 renewable
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

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Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 17
Criteria: Strong academic and community-service record
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

New Mexico Engineering Foundation
Deadline: March 31
Criteria: Students pursuing careers in engineering, math, or science.
Amount: $750, $500
Contact:, Executive Office Director, Box 391, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Bar Association of New Mexico
Deadline: March 31
Criteria: Essay contest on legal issues
Amount: $1,000, $500, $250
Contact:, Diana Sandoval, 797-6054

Betty Montoya Gift of Life Scholarship
Deadline: March 31
Criteria: 2.0 GPA and three-page essay on organ/tissue donation
Amount: $1,000
Contact: New Mexico Organ Transplant Awareness Program,

Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award
Deadline: April 7
Criteria: Students who have brought positive change to their lives. Nomination required.
Amount: $1,000
Contact:, 244-9505

Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award
Deadline: April 19
Criteria: Qualifies for financial aid and shows a gap between need and aid package awarded
Amount: Varies depending on need
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

George J. Maloof Memorial Award
Deadline: April 20
Criteria: School nomination, lettered in two sports, attending New Mexico college/university
Amount: $5,000
Contact: Maloof Companies, 224-2714/848-8860, 701 Comanche Rd. NE, Albuquerque, 87107

Excel Staffing Companies Scholarships for Excellence in Continuing Education
Deadline: July 1
Criteria: Albuquerque-resident only, work minimum of 30 hours a week, minimum 3.0 GPA
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Albuquerque Community Foundation,

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National Scholarships

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Award
Deadline: October 31
Criteria: High school senior, intending to go to college/university after graduating, 3.0 GPA
Amount: Fifty $20,000 scholarships available and two hundred $10,000 scholarships available
Contact: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation,

Ron Brown Scholarship Program
Deadline: November 1
Criteria: African-American student, excellence in academics, leadership, and community service
Amount: $10,000 annually for four years
Contact: Ron Brown Scholarship Program website,

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest
Deadline: November 1
Criteria: 300-400 word essay on a yearly-patriotic theme
Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Contact: Local VFW Post,

Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 20
Criteria: High school senior, no relations to Wal-Mart employees, 2.5 GPA, financial need
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Wal-Mart Foundation,

Discover Card Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 31
Criteria: High school junior, 2.75 GPA, community service/leadership accomplishments
Amount: $30,000
Contact: Discover Card website,

Burger King Scholars Program
Deadline: February 15
Criteria: 2.5 GPA, work 15 hours per week, show financial need, community service/extracurricular activities
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Burger King Scholarship Program’s website,

Deadline: March 7
Criteria: Scholar-athlete; excellence in academics, athletics, leadership, and community service
Amount: $7,500
Contact: Body By Milk,

Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) General Scholarship
Deadline: March 10
Criteria: Graduating seniors, journalistic ability, sensitive to Asian American/Pacific Islander Issues
Amount: $1,000 and $5,000
Contact: Asian American Journalist Association,

PFLAG National Scholarship
Deadline: March 15
Criteria: Identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT), interest in serving GLBT community
Amount: $1000, $2500, and $5000 awards available
Contact: PFLAG website,

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Google Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 29
Criteria: Hispanic student, 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, computer science/engineering major
Amount: $10,000

American Dream Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15
Criteria: African-American student, 2.5 GPA, meet Pell Grant eligibility requirements, enrolled full-time
Amount: $500-$5,000
Contact: Sallie Mae Fund,

First In My Family Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15
Criteria: Hispanic student, minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate need, first in family to attend college
Amount: $500-$5,000
Contact: Sallie Mae Fund,

Tylenol Brand Scholarship Fund
Deadline: May 15
Criteria: Students who intend to major in health-related fields
Amount: $1,000 and $5,000 awards
Contact: Tylenol website,

Education is Freedom National Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 31
Criteria: High school senior, GPA between 3.0-3.5 only – targeted to “B” students
Amount: $2,000 per year for four years
Contact: Education is Freedom,

General Motors/LULAC Engineering Scholarship for Minority Students
Deadline: June 15
Criteria: Minority student pursuing engineering degree, 3.5 GPA, 29 ACT/1350 SAT
Amount: $2,000
Contact: LNESC website,

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Criteria: Have interest in nursing or other health profession, essay
Amount: $500 - $2,500
Contact: Miriam Gonzales,

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Websites with Multiple Scholarship Listings

Association on American Indian Affairs –

Bill Gates Millennium Minority Scholars –

Fastweb –

Black College Dollars –

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. –

Hispanic Scholarship Fund –

Latino College Dollars –

QuestBridge Scholarships –

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