Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$2,400

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 4

Thursday
Awarded By:

Albuquerque Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. For 2015, there were 22 scholarships awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior.
  3. Must plan to attend a four-year college or university in New Mexico.
  4. Must have been a resident of New Mexico for one year or more.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  6. Must attend one of the following designated central New Mexico high schools: Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque High School, Cibola High School, Del Norte High School, Eldorado High School, Estancia High School, Fort Sumner High School, Freedom High School, Highland High School, Hope Christian High School, La Cueva High School, Manzano High School, Menaul High School, Moriarty High School, Mountainair High School, Rio Grande High School, Sandia High School, Sandia Preparatory School, Santa Rosa High School, St. Pius X High School, To'Hajiilee High School, Valley High School, Vaughn High School, or West Mesa High School.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  8. Must plan to enroll full time.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of New Mexico and plan to attend a four-year college or university in New Mexico. Students must attend one of the designated central New Mexico high schools and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Nomination
Additional Information: As a 20-year member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Manuel Lujan, Jr., saw the need to help young people with their college costs. A fund was established in his honor to provide resources to students from 24 designated central New Mexico high schools.

Award Amount: $600 annually, renewable for three additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,400.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 4

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 4

Applications and nomination forms must be obtained from and submitted to the student's school counselor. The application deadline is established by each individual school.
Contact: Denise
Address: P.O. Box 25266 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125-5266

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