LANL Foundation scholarship applications due Nov. 17, 2019

LANLFoundation is accepting applications for
2019 Career Pathways Scholarships and 4-Year Scholarships

Career Pathways scholarships provide $1,500 awards for two-year degrees, certifications and trades. Current high school seniors and anyone who has earned a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency (HSE) may apply for these funds. These scholarships may be renewed for a second year and a total of $3,000 without the need to reapply, as long as certain criteria are met.

Career Pathways scholarships are offered twice yearly. November 17 is the deadline for the fall awards. Recipients will be announced in December, with funds available in January, 2020. Applications for the spring cycle will be accepted beginning in March.

Detailed criteria and online applications are available at www.lanlfoundation.org/scholarships.

Also, are you a student or know a student who needs assistance filling out the application? Wyetta Bradley, who is serving as a LANL Foundation student ambassador is available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday on an appointment basis. Sign up in the TRiO office in room LL313 or email Wyetta.

All Scholars must be residents of the Northern New Mexico seven-county area that includes Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe or Taos. Funding may be applied to any accredited post-secondary educational institution, in or out of state.

Students who are completing an associate’s degree and will be enrolling in a 4-year degree program starting Fall 2020, the LANL Foundation also offers 4-year scholarships and SFCC students would be eligible to apply as undergraduates.

Since 1999, LANL Foundation has managed the program and administered the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF), with oversight provided by an advisory committee of volunteer donors. Scholarships are funded by LANL employees, retirees, contractors and Triad National Security, LLC. Community members and local businesses may also contribute to the fund. Donations through the LANL Foundation and the Lab’s employee giving tool are accepted year-round.

In total, LAESF has awarded 1,667 scholarships worth more than $7.6 million.
For more information, email Mike Ammerman or call 505-753-8890 ext. 115.

 

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